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Early Fights Give Bruins an Edge

| John Chandler

Fights aid Bruins in team unity, wins That, according to Andrew Ference and his teammates, is what made the opening fights and physicality worth it. “The fights are one thing, but after the fights, to… Read more

Tensions Rising

Tensions Rising

| John Chandler

As the playoffs draw closer, games are of more importance and in turn, things start to heat up. The adage was never more appropriate than in describing Friday's Caps–Bolts showdown between the two division rivals,… Read more

Boogaard Back to Minny for Treatment

| John Chandler

Rangers’ Boogaard working with doctor in MInnesota The Post has learned that Boogaard, who has been sidelined since taking a Matt Carkner punch to the face during a fight in Ottawa on Dec. 9, is… Read more

Thornton Talks Brawl Against Stars

| John Chandler

The Fighter: Shawn Thornton’s fists say it all Naturally, Thornton didn’t want to talk about his having “won” his fight with Barch. “A fight’s a fight,” he said. “Whatever. Some guys did well. I don’t… Read more

Stars Suffer Injuries Against B’s

| John Chandler

Stars’ Adam Burish put on IR Thursday night’s slugfest against Boston was costly for the Dallas Stars. They placed forward Adam Burish on injured reserve because of a facial injury Friday and recalled forward Francis… Read more

Stars, Bruins Don’t Waste Time

Stars, Bruins Don’t Waste Time

| John Chandler

Remember the last time the Stars visited the Bruins in Boston? November 1, 2008. Three fights to end the game and a combined 146 penalty minutes. Not too shabby. Guess what? They topped that. Three… Read more

Brent Johnson Drops Rick DiPietro

Brent Johnson Drops Rick DiPietro

| John Chandler

A scrum at the end of Isles–Pens gave us our first goalie fight in over three years. Matt Cooke and Rick DiPietro collided, seemingly on purpose from both ends, with seconds left, causing Matt Martin… Read more

Back from Break

Back from Break

| John Chandler

The All-Star break is over and the NHL has wasted no time returning to action, scheduling thirteen games for Tuesday. Among them are a divisional battle between the Pens and Rangers and a Western clash… Read more

Sheldon Brookbank Opens Up

| John Chandler

Gross Misconduct Q&A with Sheldon Brookbank IW: Who’s tougher, you or your brother, former Vancouver tough guy Wade Brookbank? SB: Wade. No question. IW: When’s the last time you two fought? SB: [Laughing] I don’t… Read more

Shawn Thornton vs Kyle Clifford Jan 24, 2011

| John Chandler

As we spoke about last week, it was a rookie against veteran matchup when Kyle Clifford tried his hand against Shawn Thornton. It was also a very good fight. Other fights considered: Zenon Konopka vs… Read more