Tussle for Two
Three games on Monday night produced a total of six fights, two scraps per.
Matt Pelech took advantage of a last-minute call up and dropped the gloves with Jared Boll at the start of Sharks–Jackets. They were followed minutes later with a one-sided tilt involving Derek Dorsett and Adam Burish.
With their 15th & 16th fights of the season the Blue Jackets already have more fighting majors than the Red Wings had all of last season.
Wade Redden fought for the first time in the NHL since January 17, 2010 in a quick dust-up with Jordan Nolan in response to a Nolan hit on Vladimir Tarasenko in the middle of during Kings-Blues. Another hit caused Vladimir Sobotka to go after Trevor Lewis following a check from behind later in the game.