January 14, 2012
2nd Period - 3:01
2011-2012 Regular Season
Voting Results
Dane Byers 10.2% (5 votes)
Brad Winchester 36.7% (18 votes)
Draw 53.1% (26 votes)

Past User Reviews
Posted by ckochie on January 18, 2012 at 07:06 AM

The head shot rule is bull****. This year everyone says this hit is dirty. Before that you would have said Byers threw a great hit. There is no accountability for for the players anymore. If you get caught looking down at your skates its the other guys fault. NOT RIGHT!

Posted by Behn Wilson on January 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Byers ''jumps the Shark'', and is immediately challenged for his cheapness. Unfortunately, the challenge was issued, by, the rarely successful, and ''misleadingly'' named...Winchester.

Posted by shrk33 on January 14, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Dirty hit that caused the fight. Winchester responded after the bad hit by Byers. This will be an easy one for Shanahan to call and give a suspension. Fight didn't really get going though. Classic example of why fighting should never leave the game and also the need to get rid of the instigator!

Posted by staceyb on January 14, 2012 at 09:13 PM

See you in about five games, Byers you dope. The fight after never got untracked.

Posted by bruins rule on January 15, 2012 at 07:41 AM

not much going on here.

Posted by Double Nickels on January 15, 2012 at 05:13 AM

I'd give a shit about Desjardin if he wore a different number. The guy clearly has no brain to worry about.

Posted by kinga101 on January 15, 2012 at 11:26 PM

This never got going but Byers can plan to sit out a handfull of games for the hit.

Posted by GreatMurray on January 15, 2012 at 08:44 AM

Byers took the head shot and then immediately defended in the fight with the clutch and hang on defense. He was happy to blind side DesJardin but wanted no part of a real fight with Brad Winchester Hopefully Byers will be sent back to the minors AFTER HE SERVES A FIVE GAMES SUSPENSION for a flat out dirty play! This is the other side of the BS instigator rule. Winchester should not have gotten anything other than the coincidental fighting penalty. COME ON SHANNY! GET IT RIGHT!!! It is a shame he didn't put a couple of bombs in Byer's mush.

Posted by zolofarm on January 16, 2012 at 12:02 PM

Draw on fight, not much of one. I post a lot saying the clean hits dont need to result in a fight, this hit however DID need a fight. On a side note, I dont like to see people hurt but I am so use to see SJ players take cheap shots that I cant feel bad for seeing one of their players going down to a questionable hit.

Posted by CofRed92 on January 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

idk what happened with Dane Byers...i don't remember him being so like overly aggressive and gritty. even a couple years ago

Posted by DARCY T on January 15, 2012 at 08:41 AM

byers was only guy throwing.im giving him the edge but im also ok with draw coz those punches were weak

Posted by FightsOfHockey on January 14, 2012 at 09:07 PM

Win to Byers

Posted by billgoldberg14 on January 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

That will probably be a 100 game suspension for the hit. Not an entertaining fight, but Winchester did well to stay on his feet.

Posted by hughtrain on January 15, 2012 at 01:19 AM

Winny gets my nod, if for nothing else than standing up for a teammate

Posted by grappler11 on January 15, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Winchester get win for standing up for teammate

Posted by flashstorm on January 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Shanny gona get your butt Byers. Deliberate hit to the head. Winchester just defending a team mate.

Posted by Leo B on January 15, 2012 at 08:39 AM

Very cheap deliberate blindside hit to the head. Winchester tried to exact some payback but was not able to get going. Next time stick the moron!!

Posted by MaddieLynn on January 14, 2012 at 09:38 PM

Dirty, dirty hit on Desjardins that precipitated the fight. Byers needs a 25-game suspension. This is exactly the type of hit that everyone is trying to prevent, and Byers delivered the elbow to his opponents face in an aggressive and intentional act. He needs to be made an example of. Shanahan, are you listening? Descent fight, broken up before it could reach its natural conclusion. Winchester gets the W, though it was close.

Posted by heyitscool on January 14, 2012 at 09:46 PM

Shitty fight. Byers is a dumbass. Even Jared Boll agrees in the replay. Look at Boll's face at 0:41 in the video

Posted by kkdowning on January 16, 2012 at 09:12 AM

draw and a 5 game suspension

Posted by chad420 on January 17, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Winchester attempts to go Fully Auto