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Inside the world of the NHL enforcer

The death of former NHL tough guy Wade Belak is raising a lot of questions these days, uncomfortable questions for fans who think fighting is an important part of the game.

Belak's death follows the drug overdose of New York Ranger Derek Boogaard and the suicide of Rick Rypien of the Winnipeg Jets.

Jim Thomson made his living as an NHL tough guy, an enforcer, but he's become an advocate of eliminating fighting from the game.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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