NHL: Penguins and Islanders, What In The Name Of Georges Laraque Is Going On?

February 12th, 2011 by Orly Rios Jr. Leave a reply »
For the second time in as many hockey nights, we've had full line fights as well as two goalie fights.

Wednesday night, the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, two original six teams and bitter rivals, played in a game that can only be described in one word: awesome.

A full-line scrap broke out in the second period before Canadiens goalie Carey Price agreed to drop the gloves and mask with Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, although you can argue it wasn't much of a "fight."

In the third period, chaos erupted again when Canadiens forward Travis Moen and Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference dropped the gloves leading to the second line fight of the night. In total, both teams combined for over 182 penalty minutes.

On Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders topped the Canadiens and Bruins and added 10 ejections to go with it.

A week after Penguins goalie Brent Johnson sent Islanders goalie Rick DiPiertro to the injured reserve list for the (fill in the black) time in his career, the Islanders and Penguins meet again for what turned into a royal rumble more than a hockey game.

In the second per ...

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