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Flyers goalie's dash to fight unwilling foe may prompt rule tweak
Flyers goalie's dash to fight unwilling foe may prompt rule tweak

It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length dash to fight an unwilling Braden Holtby last Friday. Whatever your view of fighting, the other bouts among the Flyers and Washington Capitals involved willing participants. Holtby, the Capitals' goalie, wanted no part of Emery and shook his head negatively several times before Emery unleashed a series of blows, some to the back of Holtby's head. Capitals rookie Michael Latta approached — probably to intervene —...

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