Originally posted on Goon's World  |  Last updated 10/14/11

PHILADELPHIA - JANUARY 28: Chris Thorburn #27 of the Atlanta Thrashers fights Arron Asham #45 of The Philadelphia Flyers during their game on January 28, 2010 at The Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Check out this fight between former UAA Seawolve and Arron Asham. The fight was decent and was going well for Beagle until he was K.O. by Asham. Asham cause quite a stir with his post fight antics and Asham has since apologized. This is what Barry Melrose had to say about the fight, love him or hate him Melrose is right.The after the fight antics by Asham lacked a bit of class.
Washington Post --- “And the people that are against fighting, right there is what fighting is for. It was a message sender. There was a reason that fight happened. It wasn’t just violence. It wasn’t just two guys trying to put on a show. Asham was sending a message to the Washington Capitals, Beagle was trying to send a message from Washington to Pittsburgh. And right there you see the value of a fight in the game. It changed the game around for a while, Pittsburgh took control of it after that, ended up tying it up and it went into overtime where Pittsburgh lost. Protect the skilled players. The player is the deterrent. The referee’s not protecting the player, the player’s protecting players on his own team.”

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