Found January 14, 2014 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
YouTube “You wanna go?”  ”Yeah.”  It was that easy.  Mike Brown of the Sharks and the Capitals’ Aaron Volpatti turned each others’ heads into human speed bags Tuesday night. Our judges gave it to Mike Brown in a decision. 10-9, 10-9, 10-9. YouTube

WATCH: Mike Brown and Aaron Volpatti engage in vicious brawl

When the Sharks traded for Mike Brown earlier in the season they were looking to add toughness and physicality to the line up. Safe to say they got both when he threw down with the Capitals’ Aaron Volpatti Tuesday night. And yet, saying both players “threw down” probably falls short of accurately describing what transpired. Brown and Volpatti dropped the gloves midway through...

Mike Brown and Aaron Volpatti pound each other in bloody fight (Video)

San Jose Sharks forward Mike Brown and Washington Capitals forward Aaron Volpatti pounded each other during an intense fight in the first period of Tuesday night's game at the Verizon Center where both players came away bleeding.The players dropped the gloves on a faceoff with 8:21 remaining in the first and began throwing punches. The fight lasted less than 15 seconds, and...

Mike Brown and Aaron Volpatti fight like Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

Staged fights between Goons aren’t everyone’s favorite thing in the world but this one between these two was a dandy. San Jose Sharks forward Mike Brown and Washington Capitals forward Aaron Volpatti threw an unbelievable amount of punches in this fantastic Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Middleweight bout. Brown was cut but will presumably be fine during this fight of the year candidate...

Tale of the Tape: Aaron Volpatti vs. Mike Brown

Aaron Volpatti – 6’0″, 215 lbs., 17 Career Regular Season NHL Fights Mike Brown – 5’11″, 202 lbs., 81 Career Regular Season NHL Fights January 14, 2014. Verizon Center. 11:39 minutes into the First Period. Score Tied at 0. It was a long trip from San Jose to Washington D.C. for Mike Brown. It all […]

Face of hockey, Ovechkin faces pressure in Sochi

There's been an open season on Russia leading up to the Sochi Games, and that clearly strikes a nerve with Alex Ovechkin. For hockey fans, he will be the face of his nation at next month's Winter Olympics. He has been called, at various times in his career, the greatest player in his sport, and he has three Most Valuable Player trophies from the NHL to help drive home that...

Alex Ovechkin Loses Stick, Still Scores League-Leading 34th Goal (GIF)

Goal No. 34 didn’t come easily for Alex Ovechkin. The Washington Capitals winger, who leads the league in goals scored by a large margin, added to his ever-growing highlight reel with a nifty tally against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Halfway through the third period, Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik slashed Ovechkin’s stick out of his hands as he was skating through the slot. After...

Sharks defeat Capitals 2-1 in shootout

The San Jose Sharks don't have an explanation for their continued success against the Washington Capitals. Coming off a shutout loss at home, they're just happy to have the two points. Patrick Marleau scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday night, improving San Jose to 17-1 against Washington in the teams'...

Knocking Alex Ovechkin’s Stick Out Of His Hands Will Not Keep Him From Scoring Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal of the season against the Penguins on Wednesday night, but it didn’t come easy. During a 4-on-4 stretch halfway through the third period, Ovechkin had his stick slashed out of his hands in the offensive zone by Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. Ovechkin couldn’t believe there was no call on Orpik but quickly recovered his stick...

Alex Ovechkin Scores A Beauty From Ridiculous Angle

In case you haven’t been following hockey very closely lately, that Alex Ovechkin guy is still pretty good. OV scored his 32nd goal of the year against the Sharks on Tuesday night, and the tally was one of the prettiest ones he has put on the scoresheet this season. Ovechkin launched a one-timer from a sharp angle and managed to sneak it top shelf past Antti Niemi in the second...

Sharks start road trip with shootout win over Capitals

Tyler Kenendy ended a lengthy scoring drought and Patrick Marleau was the only player to convert in the shootout in a 2-1 Sharks win in Washington on Tuesday night. Kennedy, who entered Tuesday with just one assist in his last 17 games and no goals in his last 18, gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead. Jason Demers’ hard pass to Kennedy’s tape between the circles resulted in a redirection...

Longtime NHL scout Jack Gardiner dies after battle with cancer

Longtime NHL scout Jack Gardiner has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 69. The San Jose Sharks say Gardiner died on Sunday. He had worked for the Sharks since 2004, focusing primarily on the eastern United States. Gardiner worked for the St. Louis Blues and Toronto Maple Leafs in a nearly 35-year career as a professional hockey scout. Gardiner also worked for the...

Another Backstrom Bobblehead From Inova

The next Nicklas Backstrom bobblehead will be different - he won't be wearing his helmet.

Quick Hits: Ugh.

Damn. (PHT) There was more heartbreak in Pittsburgh for the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, where three separate leads were not enough to even get the visitors a point.  Each time the Caps got a lead – once each off the sticks of Brooks Laich, Jason Chimera, and then Alex Ovechkin – the Penguins had an answer.  It was a familiar refrain for this club, which cannot...

Sharks-Capitals Preview

The San Jose Sharks own a run of dominance over the Washington Capitals that goes back 15 years. The Sharks, winners of 16 of the last 17 meetings, face Washington on Tuesday night to open a three-game trip. San Jose (28-12-6) has taken five straight in the series since a 4-1 defeat Oct. 15, 2009. The Sharks captured the previous 11 meetings, and only one of the last 17 has gone...

Rapid Rewind: Shark Week

Ovi netting again wasn't enough this time. (PHT) The Washington Capitals dropped their second consecutive 2-1 shootout decision on Tuesday night, falling to the San Jose Sharks inside Verizon Center.  Tyler Kennedy opened the scoring for the visitors midway through the first period against the run of play, but the Caps got back to level terms with an Alex Ovechkin laser...
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