In Toronto, it's better bad. It's better like this, with the Leafs believing in only themselves -- believing in nobody but whoever's in that locker room. That means not trusting the always-mocked, never-defined, too-general MEDIA -- going to the mattresses, so to speak. Burying themselves in their bunker until they're one with Lord Stanley's handiwork.
A midget-division hockey player in B.C. has been suspended for punching a linesman after a heated game Sunday between his
This week I'll tell you five things I've had enough of lately, like school shootings, Miley Cyrus, Martha Stewart, hockey fights and bad skin.
Not even 30 seconds into a Wednesday night tilt between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators and a man was down. Really
The recent rash of injuries in professional hockey has caught the attention of Gov. Gen. David Johnston, who says that fighting
I played junior hockey and grew up in the traditional culture of the sport. And I want the NHL to ban all fighting -- any time, everywhere, forever. However, the owners want to maintain fighting as part of the game. And their enforcers will continue to die young.
It's pretty hard to justify head shots, or anything that might damage the brain. But don't confuse concussions, head shots, or cheap shots with fighting. It could be argued that few things are less dangerous than a hockey fight. The crowd loves it, and little harm is done.