BREAKING - Fans Express Discontent as Official Fighting Ban is Implemented

Published August 10, 2023 at 9:07 PM
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Today marks a significant milestone in the hockey world as the QMJHL (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) introduces a series of new safety measures for the upcoming 2023-24 season, with a particularly notable focus on the prohibition of fighting.

In a move that is set to redefine the dynamics of the game, the league has established a groundbreaking policy that immediately ejects both players engaged in a fight from the ongoing match. However, the impact doesn't stop there – players who instigate a fight will now face an immediate one-game suspension, a rule aimed at curbing any aggressive behavior.

Taking things up a notch, any player identified as the aggressor in a fight will be met with a mandatory two-game suspension, underlining the gravity of the consequences they will face.

But the changes don't conclude there. Players who find themselves involved in two or more fights within a single season will now be subject to an automatic one-game suspension. This addition to the rules showcases the league's steadfast commitment to reshaping player conduct and behavior on the ice.


This announcement ushers in a pivotal era for the league, as it reasserts its dedication to fostering a safer playing environment while actively discouraging the prevalence of fights throughout the QMJHL. The league's evolution in its approach resonates loudly, signaling a new chapter in the way the sport is played and experienced by fans and players alike.


Source Hawksinsider
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