Based on the data from the 2017-18 season, it looks like fighting is on the verge of extinction.
Before the 2004-05 lockout, it was expected to see fights in about 40% of games.
This season, only 17 % of games have featured a fight so far.
Now, NHL players know more about concussions and the heavy consequences.
You have to wonder what this means for fighting for the next CBA…