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Multi-Fight Games Making a Comeback

Multi-Fight Games Making a Comeback

| John Chandler

Fighting numbers are down moderately all-around, but the biggest statistical drop is in the amount of games with more than one bout. We're currently on pace to finish with less than 100 for the first… Read more

Weekend Recap: Middleweights Mingle

Weekend Recap: Middleweights Mingle

| John Chandler

There was a total of twelve fights this weekend and the majority of them featured the middleweights. Not that much of a surprise these days, but a handful of games had the potential to produce… Read more

Zenon Konopka Grabs FM Lead

Zenon Konopka Grabs FM Lead

| John Chandler

With his scrap against Shawn Thornton in the first period of Sens–B's on Tuesday night, Zenon Konopka jumped Cody Bass for the league-lead in fighting majors. “Z” now has five. The top spot is a… Read more

Things Boil Over in Boston

Things Boil Over in Boston

| John Chandler

The B's and Canes aren't rivals by any means, at least not since the Whalers left Hartford in the mid-90s.  There's no mistaking Hurricane red, but there was a sense of nostalgia when the two… Read more

Mike Komisarek Crushes Mark Olver, Fights Cameron Gaunce

Mike Komisarek Crushes Mark Olver, Fights Cameron Gaunce

| John Chandler

In another of “those” hits that's going to be talked about for the next few days, Mike Komisarek leveled Mark Olver with a huge open-ice check during the first period of Thursday's Leafs–Avs matchup. Olver… Read more

Engelland, Neil Rematch, Mara Fights Again

Engelland, Neil Rematch, Mara Fights Again

| John Chandler

Deryk Engelland and Chris Neil dropped the gloves for the second time this season during Tuesday's Pens–Sens matchup. The fight wasn't as entertaining as their previous battle, but was still just as close as Engelland… Read more

Ryan Wilson vs Jordin Tootoo Mar 12, 2011

| John Chandler

The last great fight to take place thus far this season also grabbed “Fight of the Week” honors. If you haven't checked out Ryan Wilson and Jordin Tootoo's spirited scrap yet, be sure to do… Read more

Jordin Tootoo Outlasts Ryan Wilson

Jordin Tootoo Outlasts Ryan Wilson

| John Chandler

Since being cleared to play again, Jordin Tootoo had already dropped the gloves, but his return bout against Sean Avery was nothing like his scrap with Ryan Wilson during Saturday's Avs–Preds affair. Tootoo and Wilson… Read more

Twitter and Its Growing Impact on Hockey

Twitter and Its Growing Impact on Hockey

| John Chandler

There's no denying the popularity of Twitter. Almost everyone has an account these days, and those involved with hockey are among the many. Executives, coaches, officials, players and others all have active accounts, almost all… Read more

Janssen, Boll Creating Fun Rivalry

Janssen, Boll Creating Fun Rivalry

| John Chandler

Cam Janssen and Jared Boll dropped the gloves again on Monday and to absolutely no one's surprise, they had another great fight. The pair locked horns in a long, long scrap, which featured a lot… Read more