Other Penalties: Yanni Gourde received a minor for roughing; Justin Abdelkader minors for roughing and cross-checking.
Detroit's skilled players are finally sick and tired of getting run all over the ice. Double AA puts a pretty good whipping on Erne. It is was past time for the puzzy culture in Detroit to change. Perhaps the NEW GM will realize that the NEW Coach needs a couple of tough guys so that his best players can be just that.
better than most dukes this week
A nil all draw.
erne got his 1st nhl fight but he got about 30 pounds on AA and it looks like erne was the one who knows what to do in a fight but athanasiou's desperate rights looked good and dangerous.too bad them didnt connect.he landed with some blind punches though and i think he deserved a draw out of this typically low rating due to non heavy weight names but it deserves to be rated somewhere between 6 and 7
How can you hit a guy right in the face 4-5 times and not do anything? No bruise no cut. Did he have pillows on his hands? Lol.
Decent bout, Athanasiou does more and squeaks out the victory.
Good on AA to step up and throw down.. He got the win on top!!
Pretty decent tilt between 2 unlikely combatants. Edge to the Greek. Over Bert (and Erne)
Pretty good scrap by today's standards. AA does enough to get the narrow win IMO.
Two wins in the same period by Red Wings. What is this, 1957?
Athanasiou was good in this fight. Hate seeing him fight but if that's what he felt like doing at the time by all means go for it. Just don't hurt those hands haha
Detroit is really turning into a dirty team. AA gets the win even though most of his punches actually missed (watch the slow replay). AA and a 4
Nothing too much landed either way. AA was the busier of the two for sure but if this were a baseball game, both guys struck out. Draw, 5.
Only a delusional Wings fan would call this a win for Athanasiou. He tried to sweep time and time again and was met and countered by Erne. Good hard scrap, absolute Draw.
Lotsa of chucking but nothing solid the landed. 5 and a draw.