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01-24-2004, 10:36 AM
Darth Vitale
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Originally Posted by Enoch
Oh joy. Hypocrites? Yes, quite a few here at least, are. I posted in a thread just two days ago that the Leafs were one of the worst teams regarding stick use in the league, and I was hammered.....
I agree; Toronto is defnitely one of the worst in terms of stick discipline (hard to say who takes the crown). This, regardless of "what got called" and what didn't. However I would be interested to see what the official stats on high-sticking look like, if anyone can find a URL where they are reliably compiled.

Either way, the Leafs stand to gain (and suffer) from more strict reffing, where careless stick use is concerned. Gain obviously by a reduction of injuries in hotly contested games, suffer from greatly increased PIM.

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