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Fighting issue should be least of league's worries

Updated: March 30, 2007, 5:39 PM ET
ESPN.com

AROUND THE RINK

By Scott Burnside, ESPN.com

Do us a favor and wake us when the fighting debate is over. Ho-hum. Is there anything more predictable than the outcry over the role of fighting in hockey after a couple of highlight-reel KOs?

The NHL should be less concerned about the place of fighting in the game than the apparently criminal lack of IQ of players who are most likely to fight. At the very least, it would make for an interesting college study -- are players who fight ...

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