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    Should a hockey player who is injured in a "fight" during a hockey game be entitled to bring a tort claim? Should it matter if the injury was caused by a blow from a hockey stick? What if the player sustains a career-ending injury?

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    A hockey player who is involved in a fight during a hockey would not have a tort claim.

    Under common law, hockey is an inherently dangerous sport. When a hockey player takes affirmative action to play hockey, he has knowledge of the inherent dangers of hockey. As hockey fans ...

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    Tort case determining if the player sustains a career-ending injury is considered.

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