October 28, 2008
1st Period - 2:24
2008-2009 Regular Season
Voting Results
Jody Shelley 94.1% (208 votes)
Eric Godard 2.3% (5 votes)
Draw 3.6% (8 votes)

Past User Reviews
Posted by suckerpunch on October 29, 2008 at 01:21 PM

Shelley didn't even land anything here. Goddard landed the only solid punch and bailed because he couldn't see sh1t.

Posted by rzl3636 on October 29, 2008 at 10:27 PM

Bad move by Godard not tying his jersey down (?) Love the pens, but Shelley is a damn good fighter. They should go again. ASAP.

Posted by Bissonnette on October 31, 2008 at 08:11 PM

Posted by gmr133 on Oct 30, 2008 at 1:58 PM agree disagree Shelley wins. Is Pittsburgh missing BGL yet? .. ummm .....NO !

Posted by Boogeyman2383 on October 29, 2008 at 04:47 PM

Shelley gets the win

Posted by oilersfansylvan on October 29, 2008 at 07:45 PM

Shelly better be careful takin shots on a jersied player, what goes around comes around...should be a better tie down to prevent that.....

Posted by 2probert4 on October 29, 2008 at 11:25 AM

That was very one sided, how can someone say that was a draw unless they are a penguins homer ??? Shelley with the win

Posted by Spanky_Jazz on October 29, 2008 at 05:27 AM

No question. A win for Shelley.

Posted by blorto on October 30, 2008 at 02:31 PM

Who was crazy enough to call that a draw??????????A DRAW? Mad sweater Jabs.

Posted by axnjxn415 on October 30, 2008 at 04:01 AM

Was at this game and saw them yapping before the face off. Godard got a good shot in on the chin of Shelley, but once the jersey came up he was a sitting "penguin". Got to give the decision to Shelley. Rematch Feb 11 in Pittsburgh assuming they're both in the lineup... lostit23 mark your calendar so you don't forget they actually do play again this year.

Posted by styng43 on October 29, 2008 at 10:19 AM

not close at all

Posted by superheckman on October 29, 2008 at 08:55 AM

That was a good showing for Shelley. He looks like a new player in San Jose as opposed to when he was in Columbus.

Posted by BattleAxe13 on October 29, 2008 at 07:03 AM

A lame win for shelley pulling the jersey over Godards face and keeping it there.

Posted by bruiser11 on October 29, 2008 at 01:02 AM

slight edge 2 shelly but not by much here..better fight if godard could see

Posted by Big_Goon on October 29, 2008 at 08:59 AM

Clear win for Shelley

Posted by Behn Wilson on October 31, 2008 at 11:49 PM

Not the winner I expected, but nonetheless, a good honest scrap between two legit heavies at center ice that Shelley, suprisingly controlled even before the shirt came up.

Posted by KORPI24 on October 29, 2008 at 09:10 AM

Like both these guys, Shelley looks alot better so far this year than the last couple, getting back into old form maybe. It was over after the jersey slipped up over the head. Whoever voted Godard on this one, hope that it was a mistaken vote

Posted by jealeman on October 29, 2008 at 02:53 AM

Wow...I've never seen jersey jabs work so effectively against anyone. Goddard got in one good punch before his sweater was pulled over his noggin...Shelley with the decisive victory!

Posted by Gunslinger on October 29, 2008 at 04:47 PM

Shelley really has got his game back after a disappionting spell as a fighter. Its too bad Godard got sweatered cuz this fight really had the making for some bombs to be thrown. Win for Jody for landing some hard shots anyway in a good scrap.

Posted by mikebflorida on October 29, 2008 at 09:26 AM

Not a great fight but a big win for Shelley, he really tagged Godard with those 2 hard rights and sends him reeling. Wish it could have gone longer but fights aren't always like that.

Posted by Sasky001 on October 29, 2008 at 11:39 AM

Shelley owned this fight. The jersey jab is for peewee.

Posted by vortases002 on October 29, 2008 at 08:18 AM

Shelley! So far this year,,,he looks like he is eight years younger,,,with experience!

Posted by SirYohans on October 29, 2008 at 09:38 PM

Great job by Shelly to beat one of the best IMO.

Posted by danman51 on October 29, 2008 at 04:43 PM

Forget the "draw" votes...who could have actually picked Godard in this fight? Shelley was a clear winner...and I hate him...

Posted by Bear72 on October 29, 2008 at 08:24 AM

Good win for Shelly very suprised at Goddard getting humiliated that way it sure wasnt up to his satorial standards

Posted by tomales on October 29, 2008 at 01:39 AM

Too brief. Win for Jody, but was anticipating more. Those jersey jabs really can be effective at times.

Posted by BROWN - KOCUR on November 01, 2008 at 05:28 PM

Nice tie down. Lucky for Godard to get out early. Shelley would own him.

Posted by Filthadelphia on October 29, 2008 at 06:04 PM

Shelley won in a landslide. Godard's worst showing this season. Those "jersey jabs" are as honorable as kicking someone in the balls.

Posted by Thunder Cat 2 on October 30, 2008 at 01:26 PM

Shelley wins this one pretty easy, shelley threw some quick lefts and than a huge over the top right hand that connected.

Posted by LAKINGSNUT on October 31, 2008 at 02:01 AM

very good start to the year for Shelley so far! shades of his rookie season here.

Posted by brunis_pens on October 29, 2008 at 10:26 AM

who the hell voted for godard!?

Posted by Juha82 on October 29, 2008 at 04:08 PM

Shelley was better late. Godard anded the best punch. EDGE/NARRow win to goes for Shelley.

Posted by b.t.wilson on October 29, 2008 at 10:09 AM

Well, no damage done but I still gotta say Shelley took it for getting the jersey over Godard's melon and chucking some major knuckles into his helmet. Hate the 'jersey jab'.

Posted by Ragtop1day on October 29, 2008 at 07:42 AM

one of Jody's better; not one of Eric's....

Posted by tattooedkingpin on October 29, 2008 at 10:35 AM

Shelley dropped some bombs!

Posted by flyerguy on October 29, 2008 at 11:24 AM

Can we PLEASE get rid of this candy arse "Jersey Jab" crap? NOBODY likes fighting more than me ,but when these guy's start with the rediculous jersey jabs and kidney punches than something has to be done. This isn't Boxing or UFC, throw your punches old school style and not like they do now. Most guy's don't "Fight" now, they hang on and are afraid to get hit while jabbing.

Posted by slshbleed on October 29, 2008 at 08:04 AM

That is the way to use the sweater punch. They teach boxers to throw a jab and follow the jab with a straight right to the same spot that they throw the jab. That is what Shelley did. Shelley is having a good year so far. Godard is too capricious. When he lands the big right he hurts people. Too many times, he can't get anything going like in this fight.

Posted by lowbrow78 on October 29, 2008 at 02:33 PM

Not Godard best effort

Posted by jbaker3924 on October 29, 2008 at 09:37 AM

Win for Shelley.

Posted by Sukoshi84 on October 29, 2008 at 11:10 AM

Solid win for Shelly, he looked damn good and like its been said thats how you jersey jab and a great overhand right from Shelly to help Godard to his knees..... thats a fukin hockey fight Boiz

Posted by merle johnson on October 29, 2008 at 02:16 PM

win Shelley.Two good fighters.Too bad Godards sweater got pulled over his head .they need a re-match..

Posted by sj408 on October 29, 2008 at 09:40 AM

Great turn-around for Shelley this year, his fights last year were subpar.

Posted by Art24 on October 29, 2008 at 06:23 PM

Shelley did well and gets the win. My man Godard was up for anything though. Looking forward to round two later in the season.

Posted by KevMack on December 09, 2008 at 12:18 AM

I'd like to nominate bluesrule08 for 2 awards: -wow.....did you watch the fight you ignorant d*ck -Godard bl*wer of the year WOW

Posted by staceyb on October 29, 2008 at 06:27 AM

Shelley appeared to get in a couple of more shots but nothing seemed to hit Godard directly. I'm not a fan of these staged bouts.

Posted by ZeroCool6687 on February 07, 2009 at 07:30 PM

Godard dont lose many.... and I didnt think that Shelly was quite that tough although in Godards defence the early jersey malfunction and the slip on the ice was a huge factor (I guess thats part of the fight game tho) and Shelly owned this one after that... Id like to see the rematch!

Posted by Big Little Tank on December 15, 2008 at 01:02 PM

And this is why Tie Down Straps should not be mandatory. I remember the days of Ray, Probie, Marty and The Grim Reaper. There shirts would fly off and a "Real Fight" would be on. I am a Pens Fan, but man, Shelley all the way. It happens. (Anyone wanna see Bettman and Campbell drop some mits against the boys on the ice. God, they ruined are beloved religion of the stick!)

Posted by hnacht on October 29, 2008 at 10:32 AM

Shelley rocked Godard. Shelley gets the win.

Posted by markshark on October 29, 2008 at 12:11 PM

Shelly dominated. For everybody that complains about the jersey jabs, that is a technique in fighting on ice that some of the best fighters use. Look at DJ King, or Scott Parker and some of the others. It throws their opponets off ballance, plus its kind of hard to see what your doing when some guys fist is in your face. For the people that says it doesnt hurt, grab the shirt you have on right now and punch yourself in the nose and let us know how it went.

Posted by ColtonOrr28-NYR on October 31, 2008 at 12:33 AM

Clear win for Shelley.

Posted by Lafouine12 on November 09, 2009 at 01:52 PM

Shelley broke Goddard nicely

Posted by lostit23 on October 29, 2008 at 06:47 PM

domination by Shelley... art24- a rematch would be great, too bad this is the only time this season they play each other!!!

Posted by Dovermv on October 29, 2008 at 06:24 AM

All Shelley

Posted by DetroitIan on October 29, 2008 at 10:45 AM

Shelley with the clear win.

Posted by Franchise on October 29, 2008 at 10:14 PM

Shelley stomped the mudhole in this one. Godard was smart for getting down when he did, because he was gonna get killed.

Posted by probie83 on November 01, 2008 at 07:15 PM

Shelley been looking pretty bad ass this year clear cut victory.

Posted by blackgoldfan on October 30, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Shelly gets the upper hand in this one...jersy over the head and pow. Not hard to tell who gets the "W" here. bluesrule08 on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:13 PM clearly a win for godard..wow what a fight ?you must mean shelly right?

Posted by ChurlasFury on October 29, 2008 at 09:57 AM

This fight reminded me of the days of Shane Churla, Stu Grimson, Tony Twist, Bob Probert, etc when heavyweights would just stand back and throw bombs. The only thing I disliked here was Shelley continuing to hit after Godard's jersey got up over his head. Still, you only see 1 of these for about every 15 wrestling, grabbing hugfests.

Posted by grayhares on November 05, 2008 at 02:37 PM

The biggest difference between Shelley this year, and Shelley last year, is his use of the jersey jab. it was on full display here, and he crushed a top notch heavyweight.

Posted by alsport on October 30, 2008 at 03:05 PM

Did someone out there really think that Goddard won this fight?

Posted by ptownskater on November 06, 2008 at 02:49 AM

Domination by Shelley. Love the over hand rights

Posted by billiam71 on October 29, 2008 at 10:58 PM

Jody we sure miss you in Columbus!!!!!!!!

Posted by coitusx on October 29, 2008 at 01:54 AM

I wish they'd let them fight longer but understand that it had to be stopped since Godard couldn't see. Shelley very much won.

Posted by stizz14 on November 19, 2008 at 02:00 AM

Shelly clearly...Loved that is was at center ice!!!! way to go Jody keep it up!

Posted by scrapiron wins on March 03, 2009 at 01:18 PM

Godard did you have your fight starp on?

Posted by bluesrule08 on October 29, 2008 at 04:13 PM

clearly a win for godard..wow what a fight

Posted by dugley55 on October 29, 2008 at 07:23 AM

They landed a good right and a few jersey jab lefts. Did you count the shots to the helmet after the jersey came up? Punches to the helmet don't hurtthe other person only you. Draw.

Posted by eggers on October 29, 2008 at 05:04 PM

I gave this one a draw because it looked like Goddard landed a sweet right and Shelley didn't seem to connect with much even thought he threw a lot more. Even in my eyes And can we outlaw this short jab BS. Its annoying.

Posted by Heavyweight2 on February 03, 2009 at 10:26 PM

Shellnation Domination

Posted by RMKB on February 03, 2009 at 10:41 PM

JS dominated

Posted by gmr133 on October 30, 2008 at 02:58 PM

Shelley wins. Is Pittsburgh missing BGL yet?

Posted by Let-m-Go on October 29, 2008 at 11:17 PM

Edge to Shelly he actually caught him twice when his head was trapped in his jersey

Posted by chump on October 29, 2008 at 01:45 AM

shelley used the jersey jab very effectively, even getting godards jersey to pop over his head. win shelley

Posted by illukka on October 29, 2008 at 02:52 AM

shelley all the way

Posted by whasittoya on October 29, 2008 at 03:17 PM

Shelley used all the tools available to him, a nice win for Shelley.

Posted by chad420 on October 29, 2008 at 10:06 PM

good use of jersey jabs...a few comments.....slshbleed gets word of the day w caprious,nice job.... stacyb a whatchutalkinboutwillis 2 u about the fixed fight comment..& last but not least battleaxe13 there are not many guys give up their advantage when fighting,its not lame win...i could not help chiming in

Posted by tony0786 on October 29, 2008 at 01:11 PM

Made him his bitch.

Posted by Towmater on November 02, 2008 at 01:49 AM

I like Godard but Shelley landed the bigger blows and got the jersey up.

Posted by muskokadangler on November 08, 2009 at 02:29 PM

Nice shot!!!!

Posted by pvdrummer2000 on March 02, 2015 at 02:43 AM

shelley pounded godard to the ice.

Posted by TBLightningGuru on October 30, 2008 at 05:30 PM

Godard goes to punch for the big one. he landed about 2 of them . but he gives up way to many hits when he does that. Easy win for Shelley. lol at the jersey jab infomercial comment from goon10.

Posted by goon10 on October 29, 2008 at 06:40 AM

That looked like a jersey jab infomercial.