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Montreal Canadiens enforcer George Parros was taken off of the ice on a stretcher after falling on his face while fighting Colton Orr of the Toronto Maple Leafs. While falling, Orr held onto Parros, who had his arms wrapped up and had no way to protect himself as his face collided with the ice.
The Canadiens announced after the game that Parros suffered a concussion and that he is undergoing further tests.
The NHL added a new rule for the 2013-14 season that prohibits players from removing their own helmets during a fight in an effort to protect them from hitting their heads during a fight. Doing a face-plant onto the ice during a tussle is another thing.
The Maple Leafs and Canadiens are no strangers to fisticuffs in their games, as the Parros-Orr fight was the fourth one of the game.
Both Parros and Orr received 10-minute game misconducts as well as five-minute majors for fighting.
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Montreal Canadiens right winger George Parros was taken off the ice on a stretcher in a scary moment after landing on the ice face first during a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr during Tuesday night's NHL season opener at the Bell Center.
It happened during the third period during the second fight of the night between Parros and Orr. During the fight...
A scary sight unfolded late in the first game of the NHL season Tuesday night, as Canadiens enforcer George Parros slammed his face on the ice after stumbling over Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr during a fight late in the game at Montreal.
After lying motionless on the ice for a few a moments, Parros turned over, blood visible on his face and the ice. He was put on a stretcher...
Montreal Canadiens enforcer George Parros has been released from the hospital after being treated overnight for a head injury suffered in a season-opening loss to Toronto.
Parros was knocked unconscious early in the third period Tuesday after his face slammed into the ice during a fight with Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr. Parros spent several minutes motionless on the ice before...
Montreal Canadiens forward George Parros was taken off the ice on a stretcher on Tuesday night after the veteran enforcer hit his head on the ice.
In his second fight with Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr of the night, the two dropped the gloves during the third period. As Orr was falling to the ice, he grabbed onto Parros’ jersey and Parros fell to the ice hard. With his face hitting...
George Parros did indeed hit the ice face-first while attempting to fight Colton Orr during the Canadiens-Leafs game, but Parros' status matters more than anthing else at present, and here's the Canadian Press's update:
Parros suffered a concussion early in the third period of the Montreal Canadiens' 4-3 home-opener loss to the rival Toronto Maple Leafs after...
The ongoing debate of whether or not to ban fighting in the NHL was rekindled Tuesday night when Montreal Canadiens enforcer, George Parros, hit the ice face first and suffered a concussion in the middle of a fight with Toronto’s Colton Orr. Thankfully, Parros should be fine, but it was another example of why the fighting debate should continue among the NHL and its players. Fighting...
This is exactly why I never had any desire to take up hockey. Yes, the game is awesome. I dig watching it and applaud the guys that are able to play it, but there is just something about hitting the ice that never appealed to me. I can recall hitting with my behind as a kid when I was learning how to skate
But to hit with my face like Canadiens forward George Parros did? Ouch...
Toughness is innate to hockey its culture its lore but no one is immune to regular human emotion.
So when Montreal Canadiens enforcer George Parros clattered face first to the ice during a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr it was a traumatic experience even for men who play the sport at its highest level.
One Hab privately said the impact was the most sickening...
Montreal’s George Parros was knocked out while fighting with Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Colton Orr when he face-planted into the ice.
First off, I hope that George Parros is not seriously hurt, he was taken to a Montreal hospital for further evaluation. Parros appears to get tripped up, and hits his head on the ice while engaged in a fight with Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr.
from Erika Tucker of GlobalNews,
The sight of Montreal Canadiens enforcer George Parros hitting the ice during a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Colton Orr Tuesday night has rallied both supporters of fighting in the National Hockey League, and its detractors.
But the NHL says Parros’ injury won’t lead to the removal of fisticuffs from the game.
Fighting is one of the most controversial and exciting parts of the NHL game, but a growing number of people would like the league to remove it entirely.
One opponent of fighting is Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford, who recently told TSN’s Darren Dreger that ”We’ve got to get rid of fighting, it has to go.”
The league has put a huge emphasis on preventing...
Tuesday night, like many nights before it, could’ve been the moment. The moment we all secretly fear. The moment a game changes, and a life is lost, played out in real time, instant-replayed as if every play deserves a second look, even when it hurts.
The call will come too late the first time a hockey player dies on national television. People, then, will truly question the...
The season has finally begun. And it's a full season this time, and that is wonderful. We get to watch our respective teams play a full 82 games. We get to see the teams come together as a cohesive unit, rather than see what a bunch of flustered, frustrated guys could do with a cramped schedule.
We have already seen 5 goals in a cross-conference game between the Capitals...