Tag Archives: Hockey Fights

  • Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    For years and years, hockey hardliners in North America criticized European players as soft while praising the virtue of hard-nosed Canadians. However, judging by what we’re seeing at the youth level in Russia these days, the next generation of Russian NHLers will be pretty damn tough. A couple years back we saw a bunch of […]

  • Canadiens and Senators Engage in Epic Playoff Line Brawl (Videos)

    Canadiens and Senators Engage in Epic Playoff Line Brawl (Videos)

    You generally don’t see as many hockey fights during the playoffs as you do in the regular season. The reason is that, during the playoffs, every single minute is crucial, and every single player is needed. If a guy isn’t deemed absolutely crucial to his team, then he isn’t in the lineup. So teams just […]

  • Behold the Most Pathetic Attempt at a Hockey Fight of All-Time (Video)

    Behold the Most Pathetic Attempt at a Hockey Fight of All-Time (Video)

    It would be unreasonable to expect every hockey fight to be epic. Even in a league like the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey, a small-time pro league that’s pretty much made up entirely of goons, the fights can’t all be Ali-Frazier…or even Mirasty-Gillies. Some of them have to be duds. That’s just the law of averages. […]

  • Last Night’s Leafs-Lightning Game Featured a Bout Between Ali and Frazier?

    Last Night’s Leafs-Lightning Game Featured a Bout Between Ali and Frazier?

    If you happened to hear somebody talk about an “Ali-Frazier” fight at last night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning, you might have assumed that somebody was commenting on the quality of the bout by making a comparison to one of boxing’s most famous rivalries between Muhammad Ali and Smokin’ Joe […]

  • This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    Hockey fans all over the world are certainly grateful that by this time next week the NHL will be back in action. However, the absence of the NHL over the last four months hasn’t deprived us of noteworthy hockey highlights. After all, many NHLers were keeping sharp by playing over in Europe (sometimes in the […]

  • Russian Youth Hockey Game Called Off After Multiple Line Brawls (Video)

    Russian Youth Hockey Game Called Off After Multiple Line Brawls (Video)

    The next time Don Cherry either insinuates or openly asserts that Russian hockey players are soft and don’t know how to mix it up, kindly direct him to this video. Because, obviously, the next generation of Russian players have taken the hockey oracle’s critique to heart and have overcorrected just a bit. What am I […]

  • A Couple Of AHL Goalies Duked It Out Saturday Night (Video)

    A Couple Of AHL Goalies Duked It Out Saturday Night (Video)

    Hey, NHL, who needs you? You think other hockey leagues don’t give us great goals and line brawls?  Well, they do!  And while sometimes the highlights from these other leagues aren’t quite as impressive at the ones we’d get from the NHL,that certainly isn’t always the case. Take this goalie fight from Saturday night, for […]