Fighting With an Impact

| David M Singer

NHL fights packing extra punch

Notice how opponents aren’t taking many runs, cheap shots or even post-whistle pokes at Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin?

The captain’s noticed. And he doesn’t see a coincidence.

“Yeah, I think we’ve tried to establish that physical presence,” Crosby said before laughing and adding, “Well, not me personally. But to see Glass step up there against Ash the way he did, those were two tough guys going at it to help their team … what Engo does for us … that’s the kind of stuff that you build on as a team, that you always like seeing.”