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Catching up with former hockey enforcer Bennett Wolf

Catching up with former hockey enforcer Bennett Wolf

He is poised and soft-spoken, with a jolly countenance and winsome eyes that crinkle when he smiles. Meet Bennett Wolf, hard-checking defenseman for the Baltimore Skipjacks' bygone hockey team.

Wolf's looks belie his rowdy past. He was the team's enforcer, its goon, its intimidator. Asked once to define his role, he said, "If a guy gets chippy with one of our forwards, I just skate over to him and say, 'Do that again and I'll cut your eyes out.'"

Tough and tenacious, he thrived on slamming rivals into the boards and delivering punishing body checks to those who harassed his teammates. He paid a price, losing four teeth, part of an ear and twice leading the American...

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