Flyers Fight Dirty In Another Line Brawl With The Capitals

Bad blood from one of the ugliest brawls of the season finally spilled over in Philly last night, as the Flyers and Caps engaged in a melee that featured a player shoving another while he was done, three guys jumping one, and Wayne Simmonds holding John Erskine from behind while Vinny Lecavlier punched him in the face. » 3/06/14 9:02am 3/06/14 9:02am

Hockey Player Assaults Opponent By Swinging A Stick At His Head

The YouTube uploader says this took place during a world invitational tournament held earlier this month in Chicago. At the 13-second mark, keep your eye on the top of the screen, where a player for the Toledo Cherokee reacts to getting elbowed to the ground by a player for the San Diego Jr. Gulls by clubbing him in… » 11/12/13 3:07pm 11/12/13 3:07pm

Fighting In Hockey Will Die When A Player Does

Fighting's going to be banned from hockey; that's a given. It's just the way society and our understanding of sport are evolving. It might not happen for a long time, but I know how it'll go down: it'll be reactionary, in the immediate wake of a player's on-ice death. And it'll look a lot like what happened to George… » 10/02/13 9:33am 10/02/13 9:33am

Hockey Fight That Starts As A Whole Team Against One Player Eventually …

"Referees grabbing one guy, I don't know why he's grabbing one guy, there's about 50 guys involved," says the announcer about midway through this vast, all-encompassing hockey brawl between the Hunstville Havoc and the Mississippi Surge of the Southern Professional Hockey League. The answer is that you have to start… » 12/29/12 6:30pm 12/29/12 6:30pm

Minor-League Hockey Game Ends With Tremendous Goalie Fight

Southern hockey goalies are a salty bunch, it would seem. Last week, we brought you the story of the guy who soaked some fans with his water bottle. This past Saturday, the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey League beat the Mississippi Surge 4-3. If you want to know about the game, read this… » 11/15/12 5:00pm 11/15/12 5:00pm

Is A Quota The Answer For Reining In Hockey Fights?

Fighting! Few serious fans of hockey think it doesn't have a place in the sport. But then, no serious fans think this bullshit belongs either. How, then, to separate the meaningful fighting for legitimate purposes—enforcement, deterrence, stimulation—from fighting for fighting's sake? The OHL has an idea: force the… » 9/19/12 3:30pm 9/19/12 3:30pm

How To Earn A One-Game Suspension In The NHL Playoffs

Attack and repeatedly punch a defenseless player. Jump into a scuffle and pound on a defenseless player from behind, and pull his hair. Take runs at two separate players, ringing two bells on one shift. Give a cross-check shove to a player's face after he tripped your team's star. » 4/18/12 11:50am 4/18/12 11:50am

This High School Hockey Fight Is As Wild As Anything The Pros Do

The heartwarming scene of sportsmanship and camaraderie you see above took place toward the end of yesterday's Holy Cross-Kincardine game in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The gloves came off after a Kincardine player scored a goal in the waning seconds—Kincardine won, 4-1, so the outcome was no longer in doubt—and… » 3/23/12 5:30pm 3/23/12 5:30pm