Punch Drunk: Hockey Fighting at a Crossroads
Sunday, March 15
5:00PM - 6:00PM
98 San Jacinto Blvd
Hockey and fighting have always been synonymous. They fight for protection, honor and our entertainment. But in the last decade, the number of fights in NHL games has waned. The goon has been transitioned out of the game. An emphasis on player safety has created an environment in which hockey’s traditions and intentions collide. A panel of hockey experts discusses fighting’s place in the modern game, whether hockey needs it and what happens if it disappears.
David M Singer
Editor of the Puck Daddy blog on Yahoo Sports.