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NHL general managers defer action on goalie fights, changing OT format
NHL general managers defer action on goalie fights, changing OT format

NHL general managers met Tuesday in Toronto to discuss a variety of issues but took no action besides agreeing to revisit several topics at greater length in March, when they are scheduled to convene for three days in Florida. The assembled general managers did not recommend any rule changes regarding goaltenders’ fights, despite the furor that followed a rink-length dash by Philadelphia’s Ray Emery to instigate a fight with an unwilling Braden Holtby of Washington on Nov. 1. Emery wasn’t suspended or fined for his actions, which occurred during the Capitals’ 7-0 rout of the Flyers. “We certainly had a bit of a debate on fighting,” Detroit’s...

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