These small children — teammates — get into it with a shove and a slash, and one drops the gloves, ready to go. That's when young JJ's mother plays enforcer.

We love Mites on Ice. Oftentimes in recent years, it's the most intense action on the ice when they play between periods at the Garden. But we love the fact that they think fighting, even with someone wearing the same color jersey, is an integral part of the game.

Oh, and the obligatory: I think this is why Sidney Crosby so rarely drops the gloves.

[via Puck Daddy]

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