February 03, 2013
2nd Period - 2:46
2012-2013 Regular Season
Voting Results
Matt Carkner 65.8% (75 votes)
Krys Barch 10.5% (12 votes)
Draw 23.7% (27 votes)

Past User Reviews
Posted by Blues 34 on February 03, 2013 at 05:49 PM

Good tilt. Carkner early Barch late solid draw

Posted by braindog1017 on February 03, 2013 at 07:21 PM

Barch might have done a little better in this bout than he did against Thornton but again: name me the last fight this dude has cleanly won. Carkner landed at least 10 shots until he started to tire and Barch made a mini comeback. Carkner is still a tough dude and a top five guy while Barch is barely holding onto a roster spot. Win for Carkner and a 7. Hope the devils upgrade at the position

Posted by FHgrad99 on February 04, 2013 at 02:54 AM

This was a pretty good battle. I think Carkner started off good but Barch was stronger late in the going but I don't think his finish was quite as good as Carkner's beginning. I give Carkner a narrow win here.

Posted by ironbar44 on February 03, 2013 at 05:56 PM

Looked like CARKNER didnt want to be bothered .did enough to win,but heart wasnt in it .BARCH landed one little tap in the end .took a bunch of light punches early.again with the DEVIL feed .please if you have a choice dont use the DEVIL'S feed .

Posted by samtheman on February 04, 2013 at 09:35 PM

Carkner dominated early but ran out of steam, while Barch stayed active and earned the draw.

Posted by fernben8 on February 03, 2013 at 11:26 PM

I feel with the game close ( 2nd period, 0-0 score ), Carkner should have skated away from Barch and draw a powerplay for his team. As for the fight, Carkner dominated early. Barch made a come back (after Carkner called the linesmen in ) but not enough. Win Carkner.

Posted by The_Rickster on February 03, 2013 at 05:04 PM

Slight edge to Carkner although Barch came back at the end.

Posted by BrianBro53 on February 03, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Carkner controlled early but didn't didn't land as solid of shots as I thought he would, and then Barch was able to connect with a couple of good hits. really good bout though

Posted by Walt on February 03, 2013 at 10:29 PM

I see mcb798 is back with his unfunny schtick.

Posted by nait on February 05, 2013 at 08:34 AM

Barch should have gotten a minor penalty, a major penalty for fighting, a ten-minute misconduct and a game misconduct penalty since he dropped the gloves when Carkner was still going to play the puck

Posted by stizzo on February 04, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Carks lands a dozen dirty shots before barch realizes that he cando that too -not a bad tilt but is better on mute - seriously, commentators of the US - terrible

Posted by sedinfan on February 04, 2013 at 08:59 PM

Carnker wins a fight between two guys that lose more fights than they win.

Posted by Jdaman75 on April 18, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Carkner early Barch late. Barch with one good shot to Matt's dome but Matt was more consistent with the punches to the face. Win Carkner!

Posted by Behn Wilson on February 04, 2013 at 09:13 AM

Barch passes on the winger's offer to dance (couldn't see who it was on my "way too small" i-phone screen) and makes a B-line for Carkner The latter quickly obliges and immediately establishes a superior grip allowing him to effectively pick his spots Cleverly or perhaps not Barch switches tactics and decides to go for the (about 30% of success rate) Langdon-Janssen "weather the storm" routine Hard to call it a successful strategy in this one but he was did manage to land at least two significant shots in the fight (middle and end) but even those were only in the midst of Carkner's seemingly endless barrage Sidebar: Was that Chico meekly attempting and ultimately failing to pluralize the "word" linesman? """linesmens"" ????? That's gold Jerry!

Posted by rocky 1 on February 03, 2013 at 06:11 PM

Decent fight but i think Barch ate more than Carkner did so edge to Carkner from who i expected more!

Posted by Joceron on February 04, 2013 at 02:55 AM

Final blow from Barch the best of the match. Carkner worked more and landed enough to obtain the win. NJ Devils announcers are without a doubt the wrost in the NHL. Most local guys root for their teams, but these guys prett much make shit up, its like the're watching a different game. 6

Posted by bruins rule on February 14, 2013 at 10:32 PM

carkner gets the win.

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Posted by raymi2 on February 04, 2013 at 05:13 PM

first round 8-0 Cark second 6-2 barch

Posted by AC1026 on February 04, 2013 at 08:11 AM

Carkner with the win...Barch with a shot at the end. but not enough

Posted by GreatMurray on February 04, 2013 at 04:59 PM

Nice fight. Carkner gets the win but takes some good pops

Posted by pvdrummer2000 on February 04, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Carkner had the better shots. Barch came back a bit but not enough to get the decision. Edge Carkner.

Posted by john-ny on February 03, 2013 at 07:33 PM

Barch seems to get better the longer the fight lasts. He took to many shots early when he lost his grip on Carkners right. Carkner wins but is probably glad they stopped it when they did.

Posted by ferdip on February 04, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Carkner is a seasoned pro at fighting and got more punchs in but Barch hung in there and got the last good shot in - great fight

Posted by Fisticuffs101 on February 04, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Carkner early, Barch late. Draw overall. Pretty solid hit by Barch at the end

Posted by chad420 on February 04, 2013 at 09:58 AM

going draw here

Posted by wannago_letsgo on February 05, 2013 at 11:00 AM

whoever designed those isles jerseys deserves to get beaten up. Carkner won.

Posted by jurewicz20 on February 04, 2013 at 02:17 PM

Win by Carkner. That now makes 3 fights for Barch as a Devil which he has lost.

Posted by AbuNidal on February 04, 2013 at 08:46 PM

Carkner with the solid win, but Barch has always been a gamer. I have always preferred the chuckin knuckles fights as opposed to stretched out bomb attempts. That being said, I also prefer Darwin beating the shite out of the religious ...

Posted by 29th_Candidate on February 03, 2013 at 06:09 PM

Carkner controlled, was busier and landed more. Narrow win Carkner.

Posted by H.i.t.m.a.n 514 on February 03, 2013 at 08:34 PM


Posted by staceyb on February 04, 2013 at 08:11 PM

Carks early, Barchy late.

Posted by DARCY T on February 03, 2013 at 06:03 PM

carkner started strong and i was think that this season is not starting well for krys.i thought he is going to lose another one but after his effort in second half of the fight i call it draw

Posted by Mounty in NC on February 04, 2013 at 07:54 PM

Pretty good fight....solid draw

Posted by JPlatt915 on February 05, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Fights Stats by Pillar: KB: Jabs 3/6, Power shots 3/10, Take downs 0/1 MC: Jabs 2/5, Power shots 13/20, take downs 1/1 Winner: Very Close but slight edge Carkner, even though he finished stronger Rating: 7

Posted by bammer24 on February 05, 2013 at 01:30 PM

Draw.Nice of Barch to drop Gloves and stick before Carkner totally knew about the fight.Barch always takes first then starts late.He landed one real hard shot on Carkner.It`s like Barch has to be hit in the head to wake up.Might be from being hit in the head to much. 154 FIGHTING MAJORS IN THE NHL 2013 SO FAR THIS YEAR WHAT IS IT REALLY JUST 3 WEEKS NOW " KEEP IT UP BOYS.WHAT LOCKOUT IT MADE THIS YEARS SCHEDULE MORE INTENSE.

Posted by SURESHOT27 on February 04, 2013 at 03:05 PM

Good start by one and good finish by the other - DRAW

Posted by Stonecosy on February 03, 2013 at 09:01 PM

Respect to both men - proper draw.

Posted by kkdowning on February 05, 2013 at 09:43 AM

Good stamina for Barch, but not enough to overcome Carkner's early lead.

Posted by Fourinarow on February 05, 2013 at 11:19 PM

carkner early - barch sent his lid flying late - not enough to win

Posted by Oil Can Henry on February 04, 2013 at 02:06 PM

...WHY did the linesmen feel they had to JUMP-IN, just when Barch lands the best punch of the fight?!,....LET the fights play-out and come-to a natural finish! Carkner wins this INTERRUPTED bout,.....but, it should've been ALLOWED to go on,.....

Posted by SouthPaw017 on February 04, 2013 at 12:12 AM

Very close bout, but even though Barch came back late and showed great stamina, he ate too many at the start... Impressive showing from both guys...

Posted by mcb798 on February 03, 2013 at 07:43 PM

barch wins easily.