Last Updated: Jan 13,2009
Fighting in hockey is stupid, if I wanted to see a fight I'd watch boxing. I could never understand fans who screamed and cheered for a giant delay in the game they paid to watch. Seriously, if fighting's the best part, GO TO A FIGHT.
"gooning it up, but the scoreboard's still going to be the same" that announcer was great.
In the case of this game, it's excessive, but it does allow for legal retribution for cheap shots and ran goalies.
It keeps players like Sean Avery, Steve Ott, and Jordin Tootoo under control.
Well, maybe not Avery.
Also, it's not the best part, but it does add more to the entertainment value. I'll get to see the whole game either way, so it's just making the ticket more affordable. More time at the rink = less cost per minute.
Those are the best.
Here's the STL Blues' top goaltending prospect, and STL native Ben Bishop, in a junior game.
Oh, and for those in favor of a less aggressive game, here's an awesome goal (unfortunately it was against the Blues):
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