There’s a reason bare-knuckle boxing was banned in the earliest years of the 20th century.
It was a savage “sport” that exacted a grim toll among its practitioners.
The NHL is the only team sport that allows fighting. To the delight of Don Cherry and his minions, “character players” (translation: big hearts, limited skills) drop their gloves and try to beat other’s brains in.
How much longer?
(In a Reuters photo, Brian McGrattan lands a haymaker on Wade Belak)
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