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Nhl Fights

WATCH: You Won't Believe How This Hockey Fight Ends

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

New York Islanders rookie Justin Johnson took on the much taller Sabres winger John Scott at First Niagara Center on Sunday night. Listed at 6'1'', Jo...

Former NHL Tough Guy Jeff Odgers' Epic Pride

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 03.23.2014 | Sports
Brian DAmbrosio

Jeff Odgers played every NHL game as if it were his final. He scrapped and gritted his way onto the roster. In his face, you always saw a warrior, bruised and bloodied and majestic, in triumph and defeat.

Former Enforcer Richard Zemlak on Fighting: 'What's There to Miss?'

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Brian DAmbrosio

As a player, Richard Zemlak grasped his role. Summoning the aggression and the endurance to chuck the knuckles with the NHL's toughest hombres was a constant challenge for the fighter, a matter of surviving the dark nights of the soul.

Every NHL Fight In Week 1

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

Week 1 of the 2013 NHL season is officially in the books, and the physicality of the game has already picked up right where it left off last year. ...

Canadiens Enforcer Stretchered Off After Fight

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens enforcer George Parros sustained a concussion early in the third period of Montreal's 4-3 home-opening loss to Toronto aft...

WATCH: NHL Fighters Find Loophole In New Rule

Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports

Devils forward Krys Barch and Islanders winger Brett Gallant already found a loophole in one of the new rules implemented for the 2013-14 season. A...

Shortened Season Means More Fights?

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — Wanna fight? If you're an NHL player, you can probably find somebody to drop the gloves....

WATCH: NHL Heavyweights Battle It Out

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

Anyone who tuned in to watch the Maple Leafs and Penguins on Wednesday wasn't treated to quite as much skill as they might have expected but saw a he...

Sex Is Bad

Evan Shapiro | Posted 07.01.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Welcome to TV in America, where violence, no matter how malicious or senseless, is just fine but sex is decried, maligned and verboten in all but the most secure corners of the schedule. TV's ban on sexuality not only covers scenes of nudity or sexual acts, but our very language itself.

Massive Brawl Breaks Out One Second Into Rangers-Devils Game

Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

The Hudson River Rivalry added a new chapter on Monday night. Tensions were so high before the faceoff of the nationally televised Rangers-Devils game...

What’s The Majority Opinion On NHL Fighting?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

It was another one of those moments demonized by the anti-fighting crowd and met with a "hey, it happens" by the pro-fighting crowd. But it's the fenc...

Penguins Forward Mocks Opponent After Brutal Knockout Punch

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Arron Asham wanted to fire up his teammates when he dropped the gloves with Washington's Jay Beagle in the t...

WATCH: Huge Brawl Breaks Out During NHL Game

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- John Tavares, Matt Moulson and rookie Michael Grabner all scored their 20th goal of the season and the New York Islanders got some ...