PHILADELPHIA (AP) The NHL has seen a dramatic decline in fighting over the past several years.
The website Hockeyfights.com says there were 143 fights through the first 408 games of the NHL season, which projects to 431 fights overall. That's a dramatic dip from 734 fights in 2008-09 and 714 fights in 2009-10. But the number of fights fell into the 500s in 2011-12 and the 400s last...
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December 09, 2014
The Winnipeg Jets will all be wearing Rick Rypien jerseys when they take the ice for warmups before their game against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Rypien, who spent six years in the Vancouver Canucks organization before signing a one-year deal with the Jets in 2011, never played a game with the Winnipeg club, but they certainly embrace him as one of their own. After...