Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Goonies Nearing Extinction


Fighting despite reports to the contrary is not yet dead. However, a place in the game for players who can ONLY fight is ending fast as the NHL under the new rules force Puck Pugilists to become more than one dimensional players.
"The days of the guy who just comes off the bench to fight are long gone," Vancouver Canucks general manager Dave Nonis said.
The tough guy isn’t taking leave of the game. They’re merely going back to the future.

...Back in the day, hockey was equally as tough as it is in the modern era, but the guys who handled the fisticuffs could also handle the puck.
Those NHL enforcers unable to adapt to the new game yet are having to hit the road and take their fighting talents to the minors... like Peter Worrell.

From the Wide World of Pucks:

  • Winning Hearts and Minds for Hockey
  • Dissident NHL Players Revolt
  • BIGGER Players becoming Expendable
  • Everybody LOVES A.O.
  • Native Players face TOUGH road to NHL


  • My thoughts for the Day:
    J.F.K. R.I.P.
    and
    Jiri get well soon

    3 comments:

    Michael said...

    Peter Worell? Don't you mean "Andreas Lilja"?

    ;)

    br. t. said...

    Sure Michael what the heck we can throw Lilja in there too.

    Chus said...

    This is what I think: The Goonies