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Littlefield On Sports: Bruins, Pats Take Hits06:01
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Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Niskanen (2) skate in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Niskanen (2) skate in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

This week, we were reminded of that famous Rodney Dangerfield line: "I went to the fight and a hockey game broke out."  It's hardly news when NHL players throw some punches, but last Saturday was the most recent reminder of just how violent this game can get.

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Bill Littlefield, Host of NPR’s Only a Game (@onlyagameradio)

This segment aired on December 11, 2013.

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