Just a couple of fights yesterday. From the unexpected Keith Tkachuk and Maxime Talbot scrap to the huge heavyweight matchup between Raitis Ivanans and Derek Boogaard. Huge. That’s an easy 500+ lbs right there. Of course, there’s an easy Tkachuk joke in there somewhere, but I’ll let someone else make it.
Other fights added:
Update 900am: Adding to the link list.
Fedoruk knockout forces fight debate (also by Chuck Gormley, like the USA Today piece above)
Savard: Fighting part of the game
Teams take the fight to the enforcers
Grapes ties one on against ‘pacifists’
Now, This Is Hockey! Return of Fighting Spirit Elevates Game
Player theatrics finally are proving to be genuine flop
Don’t feel sorry for Todd Fedoruk
Riley Cote - never a dull moment
Grapes weighs in on the kinder, gentler NHL (Coach’s Corner video)
Update 245pm: A little counter-point to Larry Brooks from John Dellapina: This isn’t hockey. A little NY Post vs NY Daily News, how cute.