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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Hockey Brawl Tourney

from CTV, Organizers of the first Battle of the Hockey Enforcers, which will put 12 players on the ice simply to slug it out, say they will move the event to Prince George, B.C. after legal wrangling halted plans in Winnipeg.
Promoter Darryl Wolski told reporters Wednesday that the unique hockey-fighting battle will now take place in Prince George, B.C., on Aug. 27, despite warnings that the event may be illegal.
"We honestly believe this is the beginning of a new spectacle," Wolski said during a Toronto news conference.
The event will see 16 former NHL, semi-pro, university and junior hockey "tough guys" suit up and then pair off at centre ice for a series of short brawls....more...