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Shawn Thornton (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Fighting In Hockey Must Be Among Willing Combatants

Felger and Mazz are both on board with Shawn Thornton’s 15-game suspension. Even though it sounds like a high number, the punishment fits the crime.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/16/2013

Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins fights Joel Rechlicz of the Washington Capitals in the first period during the preseason game on September 23, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins, Fans Hold Breath As Lucic Tussles vs. Capitals

The Bruins’ brass had to hold its collective breath as a combination of the new NHL rule forbidding players from removing their helmets before fights and the “steel jaw” of Washington’s Joel Rechlicz nearly put Milan Lucic’s health in jeopardy.

09/24/2013