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From NESN:

Welcome to the NHL, David Dziurzynski.

The Senators rookie dropped the gloves for the first time in his NHL career Wednesday night, but he picked the wrong man to go up against. Dziurzynski didn’t stand a chance against Maple Leafs enforcer Frazer McLaren, who dropped the 23-year-old to the ice with a series of hard rights.

The Senators’ Twitter account reported that the forward suffered a concussion in the scrap and would not return.

  • What is the DEAL with this? While these guys are squaring off on each other, then lit into each other, three officials just casually milling around watching. Why did they wait until the one guy gets cold-cocked before they move in?
    This is just so stupid; hockey is just so stupid. I guess I just don't understand the game.
  • You're on the wrong site screw ball.
  • No you apparently don't understand the game. This wasn't a mugging. This was two guys agreeing to fight and then squaring off and going at it. Most guys don't fight just for the hell of it. It is usually to change the tone of a game, a player trying to inject some energy and life into his team, or putting a dirty player in check.
    The refs don't intervene unless one player starts chasing around someone else who does not want to fight. On many instances you will hear a ref telling a player to back off, this guy doesn't want to fight you.
    It does help keep some of the dirty play out of the game. If a player knows he may have to answer the bell for a dirty play he may be less inclined to commit the deed.
  • "Went to a fight and a hockey game broke out". Asked the question sometime back on an open blog, could a player or family sue the person that causes serious injury or death (or, sue the league) resulting from an altercation (game talk for "assult")? A fight in hockey, intentional beaning in baseball, flagrant foul in basketball, or illegal career ending cheap shot in football; how long do we say "part of the game". Driving down the street is part of life, but even if someone flips off another, doesn't give the other the right to force him off the road (which in today's society, shouldn't be unexpected). I played all sports in HS, and 3 decades back played a year inter-service basketball, and boxed for the All-Navy boxing team another (where trying to knock out is part of the game). Only include my past so someone doesn't say I'm an armchair athlete that knows nothing of sports. rob420biegives a good response; but I'd say that the league needs to have the refs get control of the game. Could you imagine Shaq hitting someone in b-ball? Lucky the players are on ice and can't get the greatest of footing to throw much more than an arm punch. Players that intentionally hurt or assult, and leagues that accept it as part of the game, should be held liable. NFL is going through this right now with the concussion issue. Regardless if the players knew the risks, they have the NFL on it's heels for possibly not doing enough to make the game more safe; and not making players aware of the potential long term health risks.
  • College hockey is just as exciting but no fighting.

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