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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Flyers goalie Ray Emery made national headlines when he skated the length of the ice to attack and pummel unwilling Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in Washington's 7-0 win in Philadelphia on Friday, setting off a melee.
Some have blamed the officials for not intervening sooner and exacting greater punishment on Emery, who has other fights to his credit. Some have criticized NHL commissioner Gary Bettman for not using the considerable latitude of his power to punish Emery severely (Emery received no supplemental discipline).
Both are worthy of discussion, but on Monday, Coyotes goalie coach Sean Burke, who spent 19 years as a goaltender in the NHL, pointed the finger squarely at the greatest offender.
"There's a great story in Ray Emery coming back from injury and all the things he's overcome to crawl back in the league, so give credit where credit is due," Burke said of the Flyers backup who resurrected his career last season as a successful ba...
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League sources tell me #NHL will discuss 10-game suspension for goalies leaving their zone to fight much like player leaving bench rule #bn — gary lawless (@garylawless) November 4, 2013 After the altercation between Ray Emery and Braden Holtby, the NHL feels the need to discuss eliminating goalie fights by enforcing 10-game suspensions to any goaltender that is involved in any...
Ray Emery is congratulated by Nick Grossmann after making 14 saves in a shutout win for the Flyers over the Devils. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com
24 hours earlier, Ray Emery was viewed in a negative light. There weren't too many things the Flyers did on the positive side on Saturday. Emery was one of the positives.
The Flyers defense, with the presence of Hal Gill and Andrej Meszaros...
After being embarrassed by Washington at home just 24 hours earlier, the Philadelphia Flyers found a way to gut out a win on the road, edging the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Saturday.
Brayden Schenn deflected an Andrej Meszaros shot past New Jersey's Martin Brodeur in the first period and goaltender Ray Emery made 14 saves, as last-place Philadelphia perhaps authored its most complete...
Even people who generally have no problem with fighting in hockey are panning what the Philadelphia Flyers did on Friday night, instigating a line brawl while losing to the Washington Capitals 7-0.
To refresh your memory, this one drew extra attention because it featured a goalie fight between the Flyers' Ray Emery and the Capitals' Braden Holtby, in which only Emery wanted...
Everyone is still talking about the Ray Emery - Braden Holtby "fight" which occurred during a massive brawl between the Flyers and Capitals. It'd be easy to rank that incident as the best from last week due to the sheer spectacle of it all, but we've opted to go in a different direction. Which fight leads the way? Read on to find out. 5. George Parros (MON...
Last week’s goalie fight between the Flyers’ Ray Emery and the Capitals’ Braden Holtby has generated plenty of discussion and debate among the hockey community.
Emery left his zone and skated past center ice during a line brawl between the two teams during Friday’s game in Philadelphia, then proceeded to fight the Washington goalie even though the 24-year-old didn’t want...
Brendan Shanahan was on Sportsnet's Hockey Central at Noon and one of the topics discussed was the Ray Emery fight.
Apparently, after Philadelphia Flyer's goalie Ray Emery fought Washington Capital’s goalie Braden Holtby last Friday night in Philadelphia, goalies fights could now be a thing of the past. You have got to be kidding me?!? This is what happens when we have an incident and then we have an over reaction. So, when Patrick Roy fought Chris Osgood, no one seemed to care.
Hearing John Walton call the Ray Emery assault on Braden Holtby on Friday was the hockey equivalent to listening to Herbert Morrison call the Hindenburg disaster.
Several Flyers said their brawl in a blowout loss against Washington on Friday has unified the team and served as a much-needed spark and rallying cry.
The Flyers received lots of negative national coverage for the four simultaneously fights - one in which Ray Emery pummeled the opposing goalie, Washington's Braden Holtby, who didn't want to participate. The fights occurred...
So glad Ovechkin is participating in Movember. [Bog, @danny_favret]
Taking Ray Emery and the ref to task for the Holtby beating. [Puck Daddy]
Awesome photoshops of Angry John Carlson yelling at things. [RMNB]
Here’s a wonderful history of all-time Caps goalie fights. [Caps Outsider]
Ted Leonsis likes to mix it up in Facebook comments, which is odd. [Bog]
Chimera named NHL’s third...
Chris' Corner for this week is called "Goalies Gone Wild". In this week's episode I manage to work in multiple Tyler Kennedy references, tackles the situation with Varlamov and domestic violence, as well as the assault by Flyers goalie Ray Emery against the Capitals, and talks about what Gary Bettman and the folks at the NHL REALLY care about (hint: it isn'...
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