Hockey Violence in Vancouver

the league’s leading scorer

reaches for the puck

vulnerable

blasted to the face

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concussion, stitches

injured

before the playoffs

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an opponent’s choice

endangering careers

playoff chances

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no penalty called

no league suspension

( no respect ? )

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self righteous intentions

standing up for a brother

spiralling out of control

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vigilante justice

with sickening consequences

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cue

the violence

violins

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everyone loses

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hockey violence

hockey violence

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“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi