This installment of Hockey Fights of the Week could have been renamed Knockouts of the Week. While fights around the NHL are a common occurrence, punches that buckle an opponent are rare and a sight worth beholding.
5. Pierre-Cedric Labrie (TB) vs. Deryk Engelland (PIT) - Mar. 4
We'll admit, this week's list gets off to a bit of a slow start. That's what happens when you save the best for last. Engelland wins this one in a fight where 95% of the punches thrown appeared to have missed their target.
4. Zac Rinaldo (PHI) vs. Shawn Thornton (BOS) - Mar. 9
This isn't the first fight we've featured involving Zac Rinaldo and we can say with a fairly large degree of certainty that it won't be the last. This time he battles Shawn Thornton in a scrap that clearly goes the Bruins way. At one point Rinaldo resembles a Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot as Thornton catches him with a couple of uppercuts.
3. Roman Polak (STL) vs. Kyle Cliffo...