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01-14-2013, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by banalpie View Post
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
In fairness, he also said that the thread was not meant to turn into a debate about fighting...

Back on topic, I think the shortened season ramps up the intensity, so I would expect more fights per game this year. I agree that we are going to be ready. Just the thought of Kaleta being even more of a d-bag because Scott is there makes me sick.

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