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Scott: Maybe, but I still don't think you can ever compare that era with this. Even compared to just before the lockout, fighting is less a part of the norm, and when a skill team like Ottawa or Carolina wins a championship next spring, it will become even less of a factor. We can only hope. Damien: Yeah, how 'bout them Hurricanes, huh? Unfortunately, there are many who believe the East isn't nearly as good as the West. Maybe a topic for next week? Later, pal. Scott: Indeed. Until then. Scott Burnside is the NHL writer for ESPN.com. Damien Cox, a columnist for The Toronto Star, is a regular contributor to ESPN.com. He is the author of "Brodeur: Beyond The Crease" and "'67: The Maple Leafs, Their Sensational Victory, and the End of an Empire."