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Sabres’ Beaulieu is a Big Believer in Fighting

| Jason Feigel

Nathan Beaulieu ‘big believer in fighting’ Speed and other skills, of course, helped Beaulieu reach the big leagues. Still, he believes fighting is a vital part of his repertoire. “I’m a big believer in fighting… Read more

Stewart Still Prepares for Fighting, Even Though It’s Vanishing in the Game

| Jason Feigel

Fighting has diminished in NHL but Wild’s Chris Stewart not afraid to drop the gloves ANAHEIM, Calif. – The start of the game was sloppy. Both teams looked as if they were sleepwalking their way… Read more

Haley Stays in NHL Due to Hockey Smarts

| Jason Feigel

As Fighting Fades in N.H.L., Panthers’ Haley Survives on His Other Skills After totaling 372 fights last season, the N.H.L. is on a pace for 275 this year. Consequently, most teams have decided they no… Read more

Tallon and Boughner See Need for Player Like Haley

| Jason Feigel

Panthers’ newest enforcer Michael Haley is more than just a bodyguard There’s no question that the role of the enforcer in hockey is starting to feel as relevant as folding maps and landlines. But lets… Read more

Dynasties are Dead Because of Salary Cap

| Jason Feigel

How the success-hating NHL has destroyed budding dynasties It would be one thing, defensible even, if the NHL’s hard-cap system simply acted as a mechanism to prevent power-revenue teams from buying all the best free… Read more

Luke Witkowski Goes Home to Play

| Jason Feigel

Holland Native Luke Witkowski Signs with the Red Wings Holland native Luke Witkowski is coming home. On the first day of NHL free agency, Witkowski signed a one-way, two-year contract worth $750,000 per year with… Read more

Probert’s Widow Leaves His Ashes in a Familiar Location

| Jason Feigel

NHL enforcer Bob Probert’s widow sprinkled his ashes in Red Wings’ penalty box Bob Probert carved out a fearsome reputation as an enforcer, during a lengthy career spent with the Red Wings and Blackhawks, before… Read more

Odjick Speaks About Ice Guardians and Other Things

| Jason Feigel

Ice Guardians: Odjick takes healthy look at documentary, his health, future of fighting “It’s a hard way to earn an easy living.” Legendary National Hockey League enforcer Gino Odjick offers up that line in the… Read more

MacIntyre and Vukota Discuss Fighting in the Game

| Jason Feigel

The Last of the Enforcers The last time Steve MacIntyre tuned in for three full periods of NHL hockey was the final game of last year’s Stanley Cup final. The man known as “Stevie Mac,”… Read more

Hawks Teammates Know What Tootoo Does for Team

| Jason Feigel

Chicago Blackhawks teammates get behind Tootoo Seconds after Jordin Tootoo scored his first goal of the season Saturday night in Nashville, Duncan Keith bear-hugged his teammate, every single Chicago Blackhawks player exploded on the bench,… Read more