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Fighting is usually illegal in sport except ice hockey, why? Fighting in hockey has been banned everywhere outside the NHL (National hockey league) and the EIHL (Elite ice hockey league) in minor leagues, college teams or academy teams. Fighting has been a part of the NHL since 1917 and has increased rapidly, in the early 1960s there was a 20% chance of a fight but […]
Karen Kyung Fuhrmann – PHL376H1S – February 15, 2013 Fist Fight: The NHL Doesn’t Need Goons Introduction Fighting in NHL hockey is illegitimate; it is not an essential part of the game and is merely gratuitous violence. There is no need for a “goon” on the roster of any hockey team, and fighting should be prohibited in the NHL. This paper will make the above […]