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Kids understand, sometimes more than adults

Talking to children about fighting as Paul Stewart fires up the Zamboni and takes it out for a spin.

Updated: January 19, 2004, 8:25 PM ET
By John Buccigross | Special to ESPN.com

Here's the scene.

Two NHL players. One 6-foot-4, 235 pounds. The other, 6-5, 241. One player lands a punch square on the eye of the other. The punch breaks multiple bones in the player's face and renders him instantly unconscious. As he falls backward onto the ice, his head hits with such force that it fractures his skull and tears an artery. Later that night, he dies.

Now what?

This is a morbid scenario that you have to assume the NHL has thought of before and tucked away ...

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