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US, Canada in women's hockey brawl
Fox Sports ^ | 10/14/13

Posted on 10/14/2013 4:05:19 PM PDT by Libloather

Edited on 10/14/2013 4:07:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Fighting in hockey is a rare sight on the international stage (especially in the women’s game), but according to Team Canada captain Hayley Wickenheiser, this isn’t the first dustup the two world powers have been involved in.

“We had a similar scrap in 2010, so I guess we have one every Olympic cycle to get it out of our system,” Wickenheiser told reporters after the game, via Canoe.ca.


(Excerpt) Read more at msn.foxsports.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: canada; hockey; us; women
Pretty good one. USA in dark blue. Video of the bedlam @ the link.
1 posted on 10/14/2013 4:05:19 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

I remember an interview years ago with a male ref in Roller Derby.

He said he had his skull fractured a number of times and was bitten, kicked in the slats, etc. while reffing the woman’s matches.

He said they were worse than the men.


2 posted on 10/14/2013 4:10:44 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Libloather

Sorry, I had to go get some ice.


3 posted on 10/14/2013 4:11:33 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ((("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.)))
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To: Libloather

I was watching the fights one time and a hockey game broke out.


4 posted on 10/14/2013 4:13:29 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: Libloather
Maybe Bob Costas should weigh-in on this!
Better this than changing the name of the Redskins!
5 posted on 10/14/2013 4:14:49 PM PDT by TRY ONE (Grab a Sword (or Gun) and Sequester!)
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To: Libloather

it’s part of the game, period.


6 posted on 10/14/2013 4:19:00 PM PDT by MetalHeadConservative35 (well, after being off the radar several years...im back!)
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Neither Fox Sports nor Canoe.ca states where the game was played. No dateline or anything.

ff

7 posted on 10/14/2013 4:22:42 PM PDT by foreverfree
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To: Libloather

Were the Hanson sisters involved?


8 posted on 10/14/2013 4:25:24 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: MetalHeadConservative35

I played hockey for 20 years and loved the fighting.


9 posted on 10/14/2013 4:26:51 PM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: Libloather; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

10 posted on 10/14/2013 4:28:47 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Libloather

             

11 posted on 10/14/2013 4:30:01 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: headstamp 2

they are worse than men. it’s just a mytth.


12 posted on 10/14/2013 4:36:12 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: TRY ONE

i would change redskins, okay, but i will only change the name to foreskins.


13 posted on 10/14/2013 4:37:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MetalHeadConservative35

US player runs Canada Goalie and turtles after being challenged. Both teams come in to discuss and two individuals get a little animated. Would be interested to see how penalties shook out. I know the faceoff is outside the zone. Nothing too earthshaking. However if I was the US player that ran the goalie and turtled I would definitely increase my on ice awareness the next time the teams meet.

As an individual who has done his share of lining hockey at different levels, one never, never, grabs a player from behind and immobilizes their arms like that. It is begging for a free shot after which the place is up for grabs


14 posted on 10/14/2013 4:38:00 PM PDT by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: Secret Agent Man

are you saying they’re worse than men?


15 posted on 10/14/2013 4:39:39 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

One thing I will say about officiating women’s hockey. They are way more creative with trash talking and insults to opposing players than guys ever will be. Some of the things I have heard on the ice from the ladies REEEOOOOOOWWWEEERRR They also can play the game....


16 posted on 10/14/2013 4:42:09 PM PDT by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: Libloather

Video from Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpJ0IqjhtVE


17 posted on 10/14/2013 4:53:27 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Libloather

If parts of uniforms were flying, then we need pics.


18 posted on 10/14/2013 4:54:48 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: slapshot

its standard, there’s no fighting allowed in IIHF competition, be that as it may, you and me both know as players there’s a code to be upheld, and this sorta thing doesn’t surprise us.


19 posted on 10/14/2013 4:56:59 PM PDT by MetalHeadConservative35 (well, after being off the radar several years...im back!)
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To: slapshot

Doc Emrick could not have said it better.


20 posted on 10/14/2013 5:05:08 PM PDT by gusty
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To: Squawk 8888

That is a very biased photo.


21 posted on 10/14/2013 5:06:57 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Girls hockey looks like a training ground for diesel dikes.


22 posted on 10/14/2013 5:18:45 PM PDT by Varda
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To: Varda
diesel dikes.

not familiar with the term...sounds nasty....

23 posted on 10/14/2013 5:23:42 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Libloather

Went to a fight one time and a hockey game broke out.


24 posted on 10/14/2013 5:27:13 PM PDT by meyer (What would John Hancock do?)
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To: Varda
...diesel dikes...

Turbocharged?

25 posted on 10/14/2013 5:31:08 PM PDT by meyer (What would John Hancock do?)
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To: nascarnation
diesel dikes. not familiar with the term...sounds nasty....

Think Rosie ODonnell, but uglier and less feminine.


26 posted on 10/14/2013 5:31:10 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Oh my you mean DYKES
no wonder my search engine failed, LOL


27 posted on 10/14/2013 5:31:59 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Libloather

I’m a very biased poster :-p


28 posted on 10/14/2013 5:45:35 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: nascarnation

Yeah it’s an old term for manly women.


29 posted on 10/14/2013 5:58:10 PM PDT by Varda
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To: nascarnation

You’re right, I misspelled it.


30 posted on 10/14/2013 6:00:17 PM PDT by Varda
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To: MetalHeadConservative35

I duuno, guys just get right down to business, two designated enforcers drop the gloves, circle & maneuver, then fire repeated shots to the head. Usually they get tired & the linesmen separate them before there’s any real harm done. No hair pulling IIRC.


31 posted on 10/14/2013 7:08:15 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Libloather

What’s this all about?

R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

That’s it.


32 posted on 10/14/2013 8:04:56 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: elcid1970

yea but when has there ever been fighting in girls hockey that was sanctioned the men’s leagues are the only ones who allow for it, that’s not to say womens hockey is any less legit, but you’re right, you’re not going to find any enforcers on a womens squad,


33 posted on 10/15/2013 12:40:43 PM PDT by MetalHeadConservative35 (well, after being off the radar several years...im back!)
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To: MetalHeadConservative35

I think a Women’s Hockey League would be more entertaining than the WNBA.


34 posted on 10/15/2013 12:46:32 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Libloather

Canada is a world power??


35 posted on 10/15/2013 12:46:57 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

that’s hard to say, i imagine a womens pro hockey league would be about the same as the lingerie football league...

not because that’s how i want it, but thats how corporate sports would. and hockey doesn’t need that kind of image.


36 posted on 10/15/2013 12:55:05 PM PDT by MetalHeadConservative35 (well, after being off the radar several years...im back!)
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