Fighting in the NHL

Does fighting still have a place in the NHL? A number of ugly incidents earlier this season -- and now a lawsuit from former players against the league -- has led NHL executives to take a long, hard look at the future of fighting in hockey. Are you for or against fighting in the NHL? Would a ban on fighting make you more or less interested in the game?

  • What should the NHL do about fighting?

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      10%
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      17%
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      73%

    Discuss (Total votes: 16,894)

  • What will the NHL do about fighting?

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      8%
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      36%
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      56%

    Discuss (Total votes: 16,387)

  • What would your interest in the NHL be if fighting was banned?

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      5%
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      65%
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      30%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,736)

  • When you watch/attend a hockey game, do you hope to see a fight?

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      81%
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      19%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,630)

  • Besides the NHL, which league has the worst reputation for on-field/court scuffles?

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      25%
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      29%
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      46%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,186)

  • Which athletes are tougher in your mind?

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      71%
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      29%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,788)

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