Went to a hockey bench and a fight broke out

From the lack of officiating discipline that led to the situation to the ridiculously one-sided punishment doled out by the league office, you’re about to see what we can only hope is atypical for the Southern Professional Hockey League. Or in hockey itself. Or in the South itself. I grew up there, you know. Let’sContinue reading “Went to a hockey bench and a fight broke out”

How not to play youth sports, Russian hockey version

Fighting in the NHL and Canadian junior hockey is governed by a strict code. The parts leading up to the fight are nonsensical — it all has to do with calling people to account for dirty plays, except that it somehow ends up in the hands of two enforcers fighting each other over stuff involvingContinue reading “How not to play youth sports, Russian hockey version”