Minor-League Hockey Is Getting Less Violent—and Less Popular

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Minor-League Hockey Is Getting Less Violent—and Less Popular

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Rob McCaig was a fan favorite during most of his career skating for 16 minor-league hockey teams in the U.S. and Canada.

When an opponent took a cheap shot at a teammate or even sometimes if play just got sluggish, McCaig said, “I would get a tap on the shoulder, go on out and rattle someone’s cage.”

The defenseman enforcer, who played through the 1990s and into the early 2000s, says it wasn’t uncommon for more than 11,000…

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