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QMJHL (not Quebec government) will vote to ban fighting today

QMJHL (not Quebec government) will vote to ban fighting today

| nationdan

(contrary to a previous report, the government has no say in this matter, but they do support the QMJHL in having this vote) The news came from twitter yesterday morning, but the Quebec Major Junior… Read more

Thank you Alberta

Thank you Alberta

| nationdan

So, earlier this week I penned (with internet ink) a piece about how the Battle of Alberta is pushing to be the best rivalry in the NHL currently. I don’t think I could have even… Read more

Is the Battle of Alberta the best rivalry going?

Is the Battle of Alberta the best rivalry going?

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At the start of this season, you may remember I came to you on these very hallowed pages and called the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights rivalry the best one going right now.… Read more

Respect

Respect

| nationdan

The knock out punch. They can come at anytime, depending on the situation, and they almost always get the same reaction. Shock, awe and concern for the knocked out party.

The best rivalry in the NHL right now?

The best rivalry in the NHL right now?

| nationdan

In a league where the hate from most of the classic rivalries has turned into “buddy buddy” friendships, last night’s preseason tilt between @Vegas Golden Knights and @San Jose Sharks was a glimpse into what… Read more

The war on fights continues on: ECHL

The war on fights continues on: ECHL

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It’s an undercurrent that is building among the leagues and the debate of the reasons behind it will continue on. Today the ECHL’s new rule this season came to light. Every time a player hits… Read more

Coming this summer

Coming this summer

| nationdan

As we patiently await Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Final between the Bruins and the Blues, we have been bantering around the hockeyfights table what to do with the dog days of summer when… Read more

Canadiens Vs Flyers Media Overload 05.14.87

Canadiens Vs Flyers Media Overload 05.14.87

| Hockey Fight History

One of the most intriguing brawls ever to be witnessed was the pregame brawl that occurred during the 1987 NHL playoffs between Prince of Wales Conference finalists Philadelphia & Montreal.  According to those who were… Read more

Probert Updates – “Tough Guy” and fight catalog

Probert Updates – “Tough Guy” and fight catalog

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This week was one full of exciting news for everyone around the Hockeyfights team, and fandom alike. It started with a late night announcement from the “Tough Guy: The Bob Probert story” documentary team announcing… Read more

Open letter to Andrei Svechnikov

Open letter to Andrei Svechnikov

| nationdan

Dear Andrei, Ovechkin KOs Svechnikov Full video will be here: https://t.co/u1jq9azhZU pic.twitter.com/FvBsBTuSdQ — hockeyfights (@hockeyfights) April 16, 2019 First time writer (to you), long time watcher. It is with the purest of intentions that I… Read more