But is it? Ratings are higher than ever both in the United States and Canada. The sports editor of the Montreal Gazette wrote on Saturday: “Face it: Fans want violence.”
And here is what Don Cherry said about violence: “The fans who pay the money love it. The players don’t seem to mind it; the coaches don’t seem to mind it. So who is it who doesn’t like the fights and the banging around? It’s the reporters who get in free. This is war. This has been going on forever.
Is hockey too violent?
What do you think?