Fight of the Week

Aaron Downey vs Cam Janssen Mar 3, 2009

| John Chandler

After Andreas Lilja suffered a concussion in a recent fight against Shea Weber, the Red Wings had no choice to recall Aaron Downey from the AHL in order to provide some much-needed toughness. Downey wasted… Read more

Eric Boulton vs Donald Brashear Feb 26, 2009

| John Chandler

It started off slow, but last week’s heavyweight bout between Eric Boulton and Donald Brashear ended with the two going back and forth with multiple punches of note landing for each. A solid bout for… Read more

B.J. Crombeen vs Derek Dorsett Feb 18, 2009

| John Chandler

Many spirited scraps took place this past week, but none gave us the definitive ending that B.J. Crombeen‘s tilt against rookie Derek Dorsett did. After Crombeen got out to an early lead, Dorsett fired back… Read more

Donald Brashear vs Colton Orr Feb 11, 2009

| John Chandler

Lots of options, albeit mostly one-sided, to choose from courtesy of last week, but Donald Brashear‘s epic battle with Colton Orr this past Wednesday night at MSG takes the cake without a doubt. The fight… Read more

Zack Stortini vs Cam Janssen Feb 5, 2009

| John Chandler

For the second time this season, Zack Stortini was involved in a “Fight of the Week”, probably much to the chagrin of the critics of his style. This time it was against Cam Janssen. It… Read more

Colton Orr vs Eric Godard Jan 28, 2009

| John Chandler

Eric Godard‘s struggles against Colton Orr over the years are well-documented. After last Wednesday, Godard’s problems are no more. Godard once again took on Orr right off of the opening faceoff of the latest meeting… Read more

Raitis Ivanans vs Derek Boogaard Jan 20, 2009

| John Chandler

When the heavyweights drop the gloves, their bouts don’t always become all-out slugfests. More often than not, a strategic plan is employed. That wasn’t the case during last Tuesday’s scrap between Raitis Ivanans and Derek… Read more

Dan Hinote vs Eric Nystrom Jan 13, 2009

| John Chandler

Last week was highlighted by a spirited middleweight scrap between Dan Hinote and Eric Nystrom. Both have been ready and willing to shed the gloves so far this year, a little more than usual due… Read more

Craig Weller vs Jared Boll Jan 10, 2009

| John Chandler

The past week certainly had it’s share of exciting fights. At the top of that list was a solid middleweight bout between Jared Boll, who appears in his second “Fight of the Week” this season,… Read more

Krys Barch vs Zack Stortini Jan 3, 2009

| John Chandler

In a week that didn’t feature any overly-exciting fights, it was Zack Stortini that decided to open up and throw punches in bunches, something that his critics will no doubt appreciate. This past Saturday, Stortini… Read more