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Jarome Iginla makes case for fighting

Updated: November 15, 2013, 7:46 PM ET
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Boston Bruins forward Jarome Iginla became the latest to weigh in on fighting in the NHL, writing in Sports Illustrated that he thinks the sport is safer because of it.

"Does fighting still have a place in today's NHL? My answer is a qualified yes," Iginla wrote in this week's issue. "I temper my response because I don't know of any player who truly loves fighting. Ideally it would not be a part of the game. But the nature of our sport is such that fighting actually curtails many dirty ...

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