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Jackets and Caps Complete Fight Hat Trick

Jackets and Caps Complete Fight Hat Trick

| Josh Kidd

The Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals have no history of bad blood between them. No one expected a fight, nor two, going into the game. After last night's hat trick of fights, we might… Read more

Nicolas Deslauriers Makes His Mark

Nicolas Deslauriers Makes His Mark

| Josh Kidd

In the Sabres–Jets game Tuesday night, with the score 5-1 in favor of the Jets, Nicolas Deslauriers of the Sabres took a run at Jets center Mark Scheifele. Mark Stuart stood up for Scheifele and… Read more

Captains Square Off at Mile High

Captains Square Off at Mile High

| Josh Kidd

Very few things in hockey compare to when two captains decide to drop the gloves. It's not a common thing, and in the last few years, only a few captain on captain fights have taken… Read more

Derek Dorsett Not a Fan of Chris Neil

Derek Dorsett Not a Fan of Chris Neil

| Josh Kidd

Last night's Canucks at Senators game included a fight between two common names to the fight sheet: Chris Neil and Derek Dorsett. Neil was looking to change momentum in the game, and the two came… Read more

Tensions Boil Over in Tampa

Tensions Boil Over in Tampa

| Josh Kidd

The Tampa Bay Lightning are on top of the Atlantic Division. The Buffalo Sabres are at the bottom. Last night, when the two met, things went as you'd expect with the Lightning dominating the game… Read more

Thoughts & Quotes on Pat Quinn

Thoughts & Quotes on Pat Quinn

| David M Singer

Yesterday the hockey world reacted to hearing about Pat Quinn, who passed away Sunday night at the age of 71. Quinn played nine seasons in the NHL as a defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs,… Read more

Dalton Prout: It’s on

Dalton Prout: It’s on

| David M Singer

The fight talk last night and this morning was about something that I don’t log as a fight here. Dalton Prout and Milan Lucic grabbed each other at the end of overtime in the Boston–Columbus… Read more

Vladimir Tarasenko, Dale Weise Earn GHHTs

Vladimir Tarasenko, Dale Weise Earn GHHTs

| David M Singer

Fancier stats1 have longer acronyms, or none at all. So the collection stat that’s a misnomer2, the Gordie Howe Hat Trick, isn’t too bad. There have been eight GHHTs this season. That’s fairly high, there… Read more

The Ducks Don’t Like Losing

The Ducks Don’t Like Losing

| David M Singer

The Anaheim Ducks went into Sunday night’s game against the San Jose Sharks on a seven-game winning streak. A little over two minutes into the game it appeared Tim Jackman wanted to fight with John… Read more

Early Numbers

Early Numbers

| David M Singer

We’re a couple of weeks into the NHL season now and the numbers look the same as last season, at least the average number of fights. Fights per game is level with 2013-14. Where things… Read more