Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 2/22/13
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Derek Dorsett was pretty intent on fighting Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson.  He knew Ericsson doesn’t fight often and would be an easy target for him.  Red Wings enforcer Jordin Tootoo was there, and stepped in before Ericsson could drop the gloves and one-punched Dorsett, knocking him to the ice. Dorsett was bleeding from his nose when he went down, and in true cowardly fashion, threw a punch at Tootoo while he was down on the ice.  Tootoo was given an instigator and a 10-minute misconduct as well as a fighting major, while Dorsett received a fighting major and a 10-minute misconduct for his punch he threw with the linesman trying to separate them. Dorsett, gauze in nose that sort of looks like it’s broken, is raging in box after called for interference minor on Tootoo. #CBJ — Shawn Mitchell (@smitchcd) February 22, 2013 #CBJ Dorsett on Tootoo: “Tootoo was just being himself, being the cheap player that he is, coming in swinging. That ...
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