While hockey fans mourn the likely loss of another NHL season, they also will miss out on many potential hockey fights during this lockout. Perhaps they should turn to youth hockey players in Russia when looking for a brawl on ice.
This is video of a hockey contest on Sunday afternoon between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers.
The in-state rivals look to be headed for a first-round playoff matchup, with home ice advantage still undecided, so the stakes were even high in this game.
This is video of an NHL brawl that took place on Monday night between the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils.
New York's Stu Bickel, usually a defenseman, took the opening faceoff and dropped the gloves against New Jersey's Ryan Carter. Mike Rupp and Eric Boulton, and Brandon Prust and Cam Janssen also squared off.
Since they are right in the line of fire, hockey in-net cameras are designed to withstand a direct hit.
Well, it looks like the designers didn’t consider the one-time shot of Joffrey Lupul, as the Toronto Maple Leaf right winger was able to shatter the net cam with a perfectly placed strike during his game against the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday night.
This was from a Pittsburgh Penguins/Washington Capitals NHL game, from Thursday, October 13.
Arron Asham of the Penguins gets into a fight with the Capitals' Jay Beagle, and not only gets the better of him, but taunts him on his way back to the bench.
Evidently, Vancouver Canucks fans are sore losers.
Riots broke out on the streets of Vancouver last night after the top-seeded Canucks lost game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals to the Boston Bruins, 4-0.
While there have been no fatalities reported, there have been reports of injuries...