Why Hockey Fights Are Allowed (WTF)

Ever wonder why the refs just skate around during hockey fights and let them beat the shit out of each other?

Fighting in ice hockey is a North American tradition that is accepted by the NHL primarily because it draws crowds. A poll suggested that 68% of ice hockey fans want to see players fight uninterrupted by refs. Is this saying something about NHL fans, or Americans? Does it suggest they like, and condone violence? Watch the video below and decide for yourself.

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