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Fight Replay: Boulton vs. Rosehill

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This fight was ignited when Eric Boulton lined up pest Zac Rinaldo for a hard hit inside the Flyers zone, and Jay Rosehill took exception.

Bits: Defining NHL Fighting with the Pulp Fiction Amsterdam Speech

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A roundup of the latest mostly quiet New York Islanders news.

2009 NHL Draft Redo: Any changes?

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Looking back at the 2009 NHL Draft one year later, wondering if the Islanders would do anything differently.

NHL's Fighting Paradox: Reveling in the violence, policing nothing

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With the post-lockout NHL rule enforcement encouraging more skill players and fewer enforcers, it's time to remove the instigator rule and actually let players police their own infractions.

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Ray Ferarro on fighting

Reviewing Ray Ferarro's interesting take on fights by hockey's one-dimensional "heavyweights."

Above you'll see young Kevin Westgarth fighting Grendel Mitch Fritz. It was a spirited contest but...

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Above you'll see young Kevin Westgarth fighting Grendel Mitch Fritz. It was a spirited contest but I think Fritz won the fight because Westgarth tried to block every one of Fritz' punches with his face.

Battle of California writer RudyKelly gets his first exposure to ex-Islanders enforcer Mitch Fritz, who's in Coyotes camp.

The enforcer role, and Jeremy Reich's Islanders candidacy

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Pondering the relevance of the dedicated enforcer role, and wondering if Jeremy Reich will fit the bill for Islanders coach Scott Gordon.

"For me it's mostly eye contact. When you get hit or hit someone, if that eye contact is still...

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"For me it's mostly eye contact. When you get hit or hit someone, if that eye contact is still there longer than it needs to be, that’s pretty much all you need. You drop the gloves and that’s part of the game."

Islanders enforcer prospect Micheal Haley in his Q&A at the official site. Later, on the life of a fighter: "If you like to fight, you’re going to have sore hands or a sore eyeball. I think it's worth it."

The topic of enforcers' value came up earlier, and WebBard commented how fun it is to have...

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The topic of enforcers' value came up earlier, and WebBard commented how fun it is to have enforcers entertain when the team is, um, not good. Naturally Cairns came up. You want a guy to stir it up in an inter-conference game? Cairns was your man... Announcer: "Yeesh. I don't think Bootland wanted any part of Cairns to tell you the truth." True dat.

"I’m just looking forward and preparing like I can win a spot on the Islanders this year. I don’t wa...

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"I’m just looking forward and preparing like I can win a spot on the Islanders this year. I don’t want anyone to take my job. If I don’t make it, I’m gonna go down swinging."

>>Possible opening night enforcer Joel Rechlicz, speaking to Chris Botta. First, whether he's ready for a regular responsible shift or not, I love this attitude. Second: Don't you miss the days when a bunch of minor league enforcers would slug it out for a job during training camp? Those fights were often better than regular season ones.
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