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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2006, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs' Tie Domi, left, punches New Jersey Devils' Jay Pandolfo in a fight during second period NHL action in Toronto. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (Kevin Frayer/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2004, file photo, Dave "Tiger" Williams, left, hooks Tony Currie during the first period of the Hockey 2004 Legends Classic in Toronto. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (Aaron Harris/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2006, file photo, Montreal Canadiens' Sheldon Souray, right, fights with Calgary Flames' Darren McCarty during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Canada. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era.(Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1975, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs Dave "Tiger" Williams (22), foreground, lands a left on to the jaw of Montreal Canadiens' Guy Lapointe while being held by the linesman during first period hockey action in Montreal. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (DMB/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (50) is defended by Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (50) shoots over Golden State Warriors' David West (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley (11) makes a basket over Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, right, in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Sept. 20, 1973, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback and kicking specialist George Blanda relaxes on his helmet during a workout for a Miami Dolphins game in Oakland, Calif. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Dec. 21, 1975, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback and kick specialist George Blanda concentrates on a game against the Kansas City Chiefs after kicking the 2,000th point of his pro career in Oakland, Calif. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this undated file photo, George Blanda, a quarterback and placekicker for the Oakland Raiders, throws a football. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo, File)

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams, center, shoots between Miami Heat forward Willie Reed, left, and Dion Waiters, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. The Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

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Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, right, and referee CJ Washington, center, hold back guard Goran Dragic, left, after an altercation with Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (not pictured) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Both Dragic and Clarkson were ejected from the game for the altercation, as the Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

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Los Angeles Lakers center Tarik Black, left, holds back Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, center, from a fight with Jordan Clarkson, far right, with forward Willie Reed, second from left, and referee Michael Smith's arm holds onto Dragic's uniform, as forward Luol Deng (9), of South Sudan, holds back Clarkson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Both Dragic and Clarkson were ejected from the game for the altercation, as the Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

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Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria plays a shot in his semifinal match against Milos Raonic of Canada at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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Milos Raonic of Canada plays a shot in his semifinal match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) drives past Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley, right, is fouled as he shoots by Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol, right, shoots over Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol, right, is defended by Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (50) shoots as Golden State Warriors' JaVale McGee, right, closes in during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)