It's called entertainment.
Quite so, and like all forms of entertainment, it's not for everyone.
I personally like it and consider it an integral part of the game and a valid strategy. Others don't like it and consider it a distraction.
Entertainment has changed over the years. In ancient Egypt they wrote on walls; now we have Facebook. In ancient Rome they watched lions devour people; in Michigan we just hope they don't choke.
Some say fighting is on its way out, but I hope I'm dead and gone by then.
So.... back to topic.....
I don't watch a lot of Panthers hockey. Not even the dual allure of Kopecky and Samuelsson could make me do that.
I'm hoping that he'll adjust to our style, but as long as he's working hard, which seems to be the case, he should get it.