Is Eight Enough? The final game of the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators series last night wasn’t a letdown. Heavyweights Andrew Peters and Brian McGrattan met up in the follow-up to the brawl on Thursday night, and “Keg Sparker” Chris Neil took on Adam Mair after an invitation or two.
Nine fights in eight games, six coming in the final two.
Eight games. We were told that was too many, but you have to know fans will tune into sixteen at this point.
The leaders list was active. Besides Lappy and Andrews, Cam Janssen having a loooong fight with John Erskine and Colton Orr drew blood from Jody Shelley in another good fight. A scrap between Mark Bell and Wayne Primeau topped off night.
Another leaders list item: the Ducks traded Shane O’Brien and a third round pick to the Lighting for Gerald Coleman and a first rounder.
The rest of the fights of the night:
The viewing list I normally link up will be in a follow-up post. Topics include: a listing of Sabres-Sens articles and blog posts, Georges Laraque and where he might wind up, and the plethora of fight-related articles that have popped up in the past few days.