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NHL Fighting Rules Under Increased Scrutiny As Injuries Mount

12/18/2013 01:44 pm ET

The big fight in hockey is once again over fighting. A recent run of violent on-ice incidents has exposed the disconnect between the NHL's tolerance for fighting and its attempts to promote player safety.

Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo! Sports blog Puck Daddy, former NHL goalie Mike Liut, author of "Hockey Tough" Dr. Saul Miller and Hockey Writers' Marcy Dimichele joined Marc Lamont Hill at HuffPost Live to discuss the future of fighting in the NHL.

Must dropping the gloves be outlawed? Is there a place for within-the-rule fisticuffs? How much worse is hockey violence than the dangers of other sports?

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