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  1. Here are the finalists for HockeyFights.com’s “Fight of the Year”

    May 24, 2012, 3:43 PM EST

    Rosehill McGrattan

    Jay Rosehill vs. Brian McGrattan was a good one.

  2. Video: CNBC Sports Biz debates merits of fighting

    Mar 23, 2012, 9:12 PM EST

    Rangers Bruins Hockey

    Pondering one of the sport’s eternal questions.

  3. Rangers, Devils engage in three fights in first three seconds

    Mar 19, 2012, 8:59 PM EST

    New York Rangers v New Jersey Devils

    Come for the fights, stay for a history of violence between the two teams.

  4. Leafs GM Burke: “The rats will take this game over”

    Jan 5, 2012, 1:12 PM EST

    Brian Burke

    Having to demote Colton Orr is really weighing on him.

  5. That Russian team that loves fighting is at it again

    Dec 27, 2011, 3:03 PM EST

    Russia Fight

    Oh, those crazy Vityaz Chekhov kooks!

  6. Neurologist calls for ban on fighting

    Dec 19, 2011, 1:23 PM EST

    Fight

    Suggests society should “hang its head in shame and stop violent play immediately.”

  7. Julien on Lucic fight: “We almost needed that”

    Dec 15, 2011, 3:37 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    Boston coach praises effect of first-period scrap.

  8. Prust on banning fighting: “More guys would get hurt”

    Dec 11, 2011, 11:45 AM EST

    Prust-Rinaldo-Getty

    Says fighting is honorable, believes in standing up for teammates.

  9. Enforcers card collection: brilliant, bad timing or both?

    Dec 9, 2011, 8:18 PM EST

    brashear

    ITG is set to release a rather controversial card set, which even includes Wade Belak.

  10. Bettman says it’s too early to link CTE to fighting

    Dec 6, 2011, 11:24 PM EST

    Derek Boogaard

    Despite yet another former player being diagnosed with the same degenerative brain disease, Gary Bettman says that it’s too early to say there’s a link.

  11. GMs have “no desire” to ban fighting

    Oct 23, 2011, 2:30 PM EST

    Derek Dorsett versus Jonathan Ericsson

    So says Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun.

  12. Boston University concussion researchers are currently studying Derek Boogaard’s brain

    Sep 2, 2011, 3:47 PM EST

    Derek Boogaard

    Boston University took a look at Bob Probert’s brain and found some unsettling results. We’ll see if the same happens with Derek Boogaard’s brain, since Dr. Robert Canu and his researchers have begun their research, according to The Associated Press.

  13. Belak’s widow releases public statement

    Sep 1, 2011, 8:46 PM EST

    Nashville Predators v Anaheim Ducks

    As the hockey world copes with losing yet another one of its players, Wade Belak’s widow releases a public statement.

  14. Today’s must-click link: The human toll of fighting

    Aug 15, 2011, 6:02 PM EST

    Dennis Seidenberg, Ryan Kesler

    If there’s one link you should click on today, it’s the one we’ve got for you about the human toll of fighting in the NHL.

  15. Devils making it look mean, sign tough guy Eric Boulton to two-year deal

    Jul 15, 2011, 5:56 PM EST

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    Eric Boulton

    If you thought the Devils were done getting tougher after signing Cam Janssen, just wait til you get a load of Eric Boulton playing alongside of him.

  16. Joe Thornton challenged Ryan Kesler to a fight during opening faceoff of Game 1

    May 17, 2011, 9:26 PM EST

    thorntonkeslerap

    It might seem odd that Joe Thornton asked Ryan Kesler to drop the gloves during the first puck drop of Game 1, but this post reveals that Jumbo Joe has done that before.

  17. Could the Lightning’s enforcer-free system put them at risk against the Bruins?

    May 16, 2011, 4:42 PM EST

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins - Game One

    The Bruins bullied the Lightning once it was clear Tampa Bay could win Game 1. While Boston’s actions generates debate for fines and suspensions, there’s also the question: do the Lightning suffer without a true enforcer?

  18. New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard found dead tonight

    May 13, 2011, 11:14 PM EST

    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    Awful news out of Minnesota tonight: Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. He was only 28 years old.

  19. You know Biz Nasty, meet Biz Daddy; Paul Bissonnette and father Cam talk hockey and chirping

    Mar 24, 2011, 3:18 PM EST

    biznasty2point0-cam

    You already know Paul “Biz Nasty” Bissonnette but seeing him paired up with his father Cam they make for a solid father-son comedy duo.

  20. Video: Milbury and McGuire discuss how Islanders-Penguins game went over the line

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:49 PM EST

    Micheal Haley, Craig Adams

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss their shared belief that the Penguins-Islanders game went over the line in this video.

  21. Video: McGuire and Milbury talk about the rise in fighting in the NHL

    Feb 6, 2011, 2:31 PM EST

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    Sean Avery; Alexandre Picard;

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss the rise in fighting in the NHL between periods during NBC’s Game of the Week.

  22. Was Carolina’s Tim Gleason wrong to drop the gloves with Toronto’s Nikolai Kulemin?

    Jan 25, 2011, 12:10 PM EST

    gleason-kulemin-gettyimages

    Leafs players are steaming mad after Carolina’s Tim Gleason knocked out Nikolai Kulemin in a fight. Leafs coach Ron Wilson isn’t quite as angry though. Huh?

  23. Dan Bylsma transformed the Pittsburgh Penguins from a finesse team to a fighting bunch

    Jan 14, 2011, 1:41 PM EST

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    danbylsmafighting

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have quickly morphed from a finesse team to a fight-happy bunch under coach Dan Bylsma. So is that a good thing or a bad thing?

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