2006-2007 Regular Season Fight Card
Birthday: Apr 09, 1980
From: Kiev Ukraine
Weight: 220 lbs.
NHL Fights: 1
Date/Time For Against Opponent
Voted winner: Alexei Ponikarovsky (60.9%) - Voted rating: 5
Ponikarovsky collides knee-on-knee with Rod Brind'amour, sending Brind'amour to the ice clutching his knee. Tanabe quickly goes after Ponikarovsky and the two drop the gloves. They grab ahold of each other and spin around while Ponikarovsky throws some rights. Ponikarovsky blocks a right from Tanabe and responds with a right of his own. Tanabe connects with a hard right and Ponikarovsky blocks another shot before wrestling Tanabe to the ice. The linesmen come in shortly after and end the fight.