Ryan Callahan fights Kyle Okposo for the Lightning's first fight of the season. Reinhold Matay / USA Today Sports
The Mike Babcock-led Toronto Maple Leafs are the last team in the NHL to have not recorded a fighting major.
The numbers made it clear Babcock was no fan of fighting in Detroit, although he says otherwise:
“You want to stay out of the box if you possibly can and, if you’re skating and have the puck, you don’t take as many penalties,” Babcock reminded the press gang on Thursday. “If you take the fights out of it, (Detroit’s PIM total) might not have been the same. That’s the team we had. I don’t mind fighting.”
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