Ice hockey violence under scrutiny

Acceptance of fighting in Canada's NHL gets a revisit amid increase in concussion-related injuries.

    Fighting is a rare acceptance in one sport - ice hockey's NHL.

    Around 40 percent of games feature at least one punch-up. But with an increase in concussion-related injuries, there is growing debate about whether it still has a place in the sport.

    Al Jazeera's Farrah Esmail reports from Montreal.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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