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5 minute major for fighting

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Q: What is the penalty for fighting in hockey?
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Is fighting a major penalty in hockey?

Yes.


How many minutes is a penalty for fighting in hockey?

The NHL punishes fighting with a five-minute major penalty.


What are the consequences for fighting in Olympic hockey?

Players fighting in Olympic hockey receive a match penalty and are ejected from the game.


What is the penalty for fighting in the National Hockey League?

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What happens when you fight during Olympic hockey games?

Players fighting in Olympic hockey receive a match penalty and are ejected from the game.


What sport inspired the name five for fighting?

Hockey did, It means when you fight, you get 5 minutes in the penalty box


What is a minor penalty in hockey?

Most penalties are minor, giving the player two minutes in the penalty box. A major penalty is five minutes long and reserved for infractions like 'fighting'.


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Is fighting legal in the sport of hockey?

In European hockey and IIHF championships fighting is punished by a major penalty, ejection from the game and a suspension for the next game. In college hockey I understand fighting is also punishable by a game ejection but I don't know if a next game suspension is given. In the NHL, North American minor leagues, and Canadian major junior hockey fighting carries a five minute major penalty. However, in these leagues, despite the penalties, fighting is somewhat encouraged and is viewed as part of the game. Many commentators such HNIC's Don Cherry glorify the fighting aspect of the pro game.


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