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Let's not lose all physicality from the game

Updated: November 1, 2005, 6:16 PM ET
By John Buccigross | Special to ESPN.com

First Period -- Let's Get Physical?

Speed and scoring are back, the stickhandling skills of Peter Forsberg to Steve Sullivan have been on display and hope is alive in the NHL as comeback hockey is the early story of the 2005-06 NHL season.

No longer will a litany of goaltenders dominate the headlines. And thankfully, a little coaching has been taken out of the game, and a game of chance, instinct and skill has returned.

That being said, there is a passionate component missing, ...

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