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Marital Conflict: NHL Playoff Insights For Couples

Members of the Ottawa Senators' (in red jerseys) fight with the Montreal Canadiens (in white jerseys) during the third period of their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal hockey game in Ottawa May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY) Rodney Dangerfeld is famous for a lot of sayings but none so sarcastic as the one about the NHL – “I went to a fight the other night and a hockey game broke out.” Professional hockey has a reputation for bloodied noses, broken fingers and black eyes. Some feel fighting gives the NHL a black eye but a closer look will show something that even married couples can learn about conflict from hockey players. Fights in the Playoffs The…
Bob Jones
June 5, 2015