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ECHL Player Uses UFC Moves In Intense Altercation

Published March 18, 2023 at 10:27 PM
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
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Fighting in ice hockey has long been a subject of debate, with some claiming it is an essential part of the game while others push for its elimination. Although rules are in place to regulate fighting, it still occurs and can have severe consequences. Studies have shown that ice hockey fights can lead to various injuries, including concussions, fractures, and even fatalities.

During a recent ECHL game between Maine and Norfolk, tensions rose, and multiple fights erupted on the ice. One particular incident caught our attention: a player who threw massive haymakers at an opponent's head.

ECHL Player Uses UFC Moves In Intense Altercation




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The ECHL player's actions were not only unsportsmanlike but also dangerous. The opposing player, attempting to shield himself, was essentially defenseless, leaving him susceptible to serious injury. The force of a haymaker punch can cause significant harm, and repeated blows can result in long-term brain damage.

It is crucial for players, coaches, and league officials to take steps to prevent and discourage fighting, ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants.

As reported by Hockey Latest - ECHL player relentlessly throwing haymaker punches on a helpless opposing team player who is shielding himself
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