Originally Posted by MangoKidHoops
There's always gonna be fighting in hockey. Always. I'm not an advocate of it, but as long as you have pests out there like Avery, Steve Ott, Darcy Tucker, you're always going to have tempers flaring which obviously leads to fights. Can you phase it out? I'm not sure - but if you tried to, it would lead to more serious stick infractions as retaliation.
disagree. that's what suspensions, fines and correction are for. zero tolerance for dirty stuff. take away their ability to play and a chunk of their pay and they'll stop. for sure.
oh, and drop about 10 teams so the quality of play increases and the enforcers are out of a job.