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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (L) fights with Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux (R) during the first period in Game 3 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff hockey series in Philadelphia, April 15, 2012.
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2012

Open quoteIn all my years of watching the NHL, I've never seen a first round with this many shenanigans and problems for the league. Close quote

  • a former general manager of the Rangers. After a season in which the NHL increased its emphasis on player safety, the multitude of fights and dangerous hits so far in the playoffs has been startling.
Photo: Tim Shaffer / Reuters | Source: NY Times