Wanna fight? NHL players dropping gloves early and often as they did in last shortened season

  • Article by: LARRY LAGE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 1, 2013 - 8:18 AM
  • 5
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
  • 1 - 5 of 5
seipmoneyFeb. 1, 13 8:38 AM

Wild should jump on the bandwagon and get Kassian in the lineup. We need some muscle

0
2
cutthebullFeb. 1, 13 9:23 AM

I'm in the minority - I could really do without most of the fighting. Some of it happens for legitimate reasons, but some of it seems a little forced. Konopka seems to fight just for the sake of fighting - it seems a little fishy when a guy can't be on the ice more than 30 seconds without getting into yet another brawl. I get the idea of defending your teammates, but ZK gets into so many fights it actually gets tedious to watch after a while - I'd rather get back to the actual game.

2
0
joe12packFeb. 1, 1311:51 AM

I'd rather see more guys like Konopka in the league than a guy who has no value other than the staged fight. Konopka is on the first team PK and a very good in at face offs. The staged fights between guys who play 3 shifts/night probably needs to be addressed - just give them 5 and a game misconduct.

1
0
rkaputnikFeb. 1, 1312:36 PM

In-game fighting is a major reason the NHL will never be more than a niche sport. Legitimate team sports do not tolerate fighting; they impose significant penalties on the participants. Skilled hockey players are a joy to watch. Thugs ruin the beauty and pace of the game.

2
1
lindy_frank123Feb. 2, 1312:32 AM

muscle is one thing...wrestling and fighting is another sport all together...and please don't tell it's a "part of the game" cuz it not nor does it need to be...

0
0
  • 1 - 5 of 5

Comment on this story   |  

ADVERTISEMENT

Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija 1
St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha 1 FINAL
Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez 3
Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton 3
Toronto - WP: S. Delabar 3 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski 2
LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver 11 FINAL
Detroit - LP: D. Smyly 6
Atlanta - WP: A. Harang 6 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: J. Niese 0
Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman 8 FINAL
Boston - LP: J. Lackey 4
NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: J. McGee 11
Seattle - LP: Y. Medina 4 FINAL
Miami - WP: S. Cishek 8
Chicago WSox - LP: F. Paulino 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: M. Perez 12
Minnesota - LP: R. Nolasco 0 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas 5
Philadelphia - LP: J. Pettibone 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: T. Chatwood 12
Houston - LP: J. Cosart 3 FINAL
Oakland - WP: S. Gray 11
San Francisco - LP: M. Cain 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: T. Ross 2
Arizona - WP: J. Thatcher 4 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: C. Perez 2
Montreal 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay 1
Detroit 1 FINAL
Boston 0
Dallas 2 FINAL
Anaheim 3
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT