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    them selves? I say No! Fighting was a major factor in every death. The authors of the two articles that were published in the last five-years both agree and discuss why fighting should be banned. Although both authors want fighting abolished one author only wants it banned in junior hockey. Contrary…

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    In “Why the NHL Needs Fighting,” Brandon Keim (2012) states that fighting is a crucial element of hockey. Since the argument claimed by the author is located in the second paragraph and the reasons are situated after the argument, the article presents a deductive organization. The three reasons provided by the author to support his thesis statement are: Physical punishment applied by the own players is an effective measure to restrain condemnable behaviour during the match; Hockey is an…

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    Fighting in Hockey Ice Hockey is a combination of speed, precision and skill like no other sport, where players are put onto ice with an inch of a steel blade strapped to their feet. One aspect that has been criticized with the game of hockey is its violence in the form of fighting, as it is the only national league sport where it is encouraged. Fighting and hockey has been forever linked together since the sport was established, from scrapping with friends on the frozen pond for fun to…

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    Imagine you are a professional hockey player in the National Hockey League, or NHL. You grew up around hockey and the sport became your lifestyle. You started playing it by the time you could walk and because you loved it, you stuck with it with one goal in mind: to be a player in the NHL. You weren’t the best athlete on the teams you played for, but you were still good enough to make them—and you were one tough player. Finally, you got the one thing you always wanted and an NHL team drafts you.…

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    The Game of Hockey Hockey is a physical game and many guidelines are needed to keep the game safe. The game has rules, special equipment, and penalties to keep it safe. In hockey there are a lot of rules that players are required to follow. Some rules of the game are that the player must hit the puck with the stick to score, the puck can be kicked, but not into the net to score. On the ice there are three forwards, one goalie, and two defensemen. The only time a team has less than six…

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    penalty was not called on the play. Three weeks later an enraged Todd Bertuzzi decided to get even with Moore. During the third period, he sucker punched Moore to the temple and hurled him onto the ice. Moore’s head collided with the ice and he was knocked unconscious. Bertuzzi, his teammate Sean Pronger, and Colorado’s Andrei Nikolishin landed on Moore and the pile up added to Moore’s injuries: a concussion, two fractured neck vertebrae, and facial cuts. Moore was taken off the ice on…

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    sport of hockey, opportunity means everything. Whether it 's a forward, defenseman, or goaltender, one must be prepared when given a chance. When a player gets a chance, more often than not, the player wants to score a goal or make a big save to preserve the win. There are other players looking to do something different though, players that want to provide a spark using fists, these players are known as fighters. Fighting has been around since the rules of the sport were first invented in the…

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    Does Fighting Have a Place in Hockey? Hockey is a sport played all over the world by people of all ages. Just like any other sport, hockey has experienced changes over the years it has been played. Rule changes, CBA renegotiations, and style of play are a few changes that come to mind, but there is another potential change coming to the sport: fighting. For many years the question has been whether or not fighting should be allowed in hockey. The issue is complex and impactful, and it can be…

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    dangerous. Sports have always had an aspect of violence in them and everyone loves a good fight in hockey or a big crunching hit in football; plus, it’s sometimes the only reason people watch. Therefore, it would take too much away from big sports, such as hockey, if there was no violence. On top of that, the athletes would become less competitive in their sport and possibly have less of a competitive drive to play. Why is hockey such a well known sport? It is a well known sport because people…

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    Hockey is Canada’s recognized olympic winter sport and also is the greatest contribution to sports all around the world. Canada is considered the homeland of winter hockey, and is known as a canadian and olympic sport. Over the last Canadian generation, men, women and children have played intensely in hockey at different levels and have emotionally watched the sport with tremendous amount of interest in the sport. Canadian players form many teams in the National Hockey League and overseas…

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