Football is so boring. They don't allow fighting even though it's a full-contact sport. If you throw punches, you face "significant fines" and/or possible suspension. Hockey is amazing because not only are you encouraged to flip someone upside-down (Go Dan Hamhuis!), but refs also allow dudes to duke it out a little bit when adrenaline starts pumping.
Here are just a couple of the fights that broke out in hockey games over the weekend, and IT'S TOTALLY NORMAL:
I love you, Jordin Tootoo, you cocky little brat.