Paul Bissonnette’s Comments on Fighting, Connor McDavid’s Injury Are Laughable

November 12th, 2014 by Dave Lozo Leave a reply »

Super prospect and presumptive No. 1 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft Connor McDavid broke his hand in a fight Tuesday night, prompting another round of commentary about the place of fighting in the NHL from those keyboard warriors that can only imagine what it's like to play in the NHL today.

That's what made AHL employee and NHL washout Paul Bissonnette taking to Twitter to voice his opinions in what historians will surely see as the turning the point in the fighting debate so important and newsworthy. Here's what he had to say.

I'm with you, Paul. I'm tired of people who have never played a competitive sport talking about how it should be played. It's like when someone who has earned every dollar in their lives by punching people in the face telling writers what they should be writing, or when someone who isn't good enough to play in the NHL talks about the way the game should be played in the NHL.

Just thinking about all the nerds using their calculators to show how important McDavid is to his team's success when he's on the ice and ignoring how important it is to fight when someone is checking you infuriates me ...

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