Hockey fights are probably the most misunderstood events in sports. Many people complain and say it's brutal and ruins the game, but they obviously don't know what they're talking about. It has become part of hockey culture. It's part of what makes hockey fun and unique. What other sport besides MMA or boxing can you just drop everything and punch a guy in the face.There are times when you got to step up and a hockey fight is a great way to do it.
Some hot head on the other team just gave one of your skill players a cheap-shot. What do you do? You fight him and beat him up! Through hockey fights you can proetcet your players by sending a message. If you touch these guys I pound you. It's as simple as that. Now imagine this, your team just blew a two goal lead and your tied. How do you change the momentum? You fight somebody. If you beat somebody in the fight then your team mates will be energized and gain momentum. You see how great they are.
Top 10 NHL Hockey Fights of All Time
Where those fights great or what?
THE GOALIES GO AT IT!
I love it when a good goalie fight breaks out, it's something you don't often see.
Sometimes you feel bad for the guy who gets creamed.
It's always entertaining when one of the fighters gets in a good blow.
Hopefully now you know that hockey fights are actually a great thing and part of hockey culture. They can help send a message, defend a team mate, or change the momentum and pace of a game. So now that you know how great they are. Next time someone starts running their mouth of about how bad hockey fights are. Set them strait and say how good they are.