Fighting to increase dramatically this year?
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01-14-2013, 04:52 PM
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
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and meanwhile we all talk about how "clutch" or "unclutch" certain players are in a variety of sports with the same breathless tones, yet remain unable to quantify or correlate what that means and how it actually affects teams
the thread was started under the following premise: that fighting in lockout shortened seasons will go up and whether the bruins would have enough pugilists to win these fights; in fairness, colt never made the direct correlation of winning fights to winning games, but certainly one could be forgiven for making that jump
i took a look at that particular season's fighting data and point values and saw no direct correlation; is there data that supports his claim
Have you taken a look at games that this current team has played in?
I'm sure it has been stated, but the Bruins have a pretty solid record when Shawn Thornton gets into a fight.
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