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Violence in ice hockey

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Violence is often common in the sport of Ice Hockey. Originally a sport played by richer people, when the sport became popular it got more violent. Up until the 1950s deaths were not uncommon in Ice Hockey.[1]


  1. Drewery, Laine (Writer and Director), Chong,Wayne (Producer). (2006). Hockey: A People's History, Episode 1 - A simple game, DVD Chapter - From sport to spectacle [DVD]. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.