Found April 02, 2012 on Sports With Mr. Factoid:
Looking for a good hockey scrap are you?  Then look know further than this next video featuring an insane brawl between members of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.   When it was all said and done, the penalty minutes for this skirmish totaled 50 and many expect fines and possible suspensions from the league. I'm someone who believes that the NHL should do away with the


Flyers' Simmonds scores goal off his face

Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds scored a goal in the second period of Saturday's NHL game against the Ottawa Senators, but it was a painful one. In fact, Simmonds didn't actually shoot the puck, but got credit for the goal after a slapshot by teammate Brayden Schenn hit Simmonds in the face and the puck found its way into the net. Simmonds went to the locker...

Flyers’ Briere out indefinitely after hit

The Philadelphia Flyers announced that forward Danny Briere is out indefinitely with an upper-back contusion suffered Sunday when he was decked in the third period by a clean hit from Penguins forward Joe Vitale. That hit helped instigate sparked an on-ice scuffle that resulted in 62 minutes in penalties, including one fighting major for both teams, and the ejections of Philadelphia...

Peter Laviolette's 'Gutless' Claim Unwarranted, As Flyers-Penguins Fight-Filled Ending Awesome in Every Way

Bodies flying. Punches thrown. Coaches chirping. Hulkamania running wild. Sunday's Flyers-Penguins clash was awesome in every sense of the word. And the best part is that the two teams will likely be hooking up again in the first round of the playoffs. The Flyers climbed out of an early two-goal deficit on Sunday, and eventually threw a stranglehold on a game that evoked memories...

Flyers' Hartnell mocks Hulk Hogan look-a-like fan

Scott Hartnell decided to have a little fun at the expense of a Pittsburgh Penguins' fan on Sunday. During the waning moments of the Philadelphia Flyers' 6-4 victory over their Atlantic Division rival on Sunday, Hartnell mocked the fan - who had a striking resemblance to Hulk Hogan - by doing the former pro wrestler's signature move of cupping his hand to his ear. The...

Flyers win wild game in Pittsburgh

Jakub Voracek scored twice in the third period to break open a tight game and lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux, Max Talbot and Marc-Andre Bourdon also scored for Philadelphia while Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 43 shots as the Flyers pulled within a point of the Penguins for the fourth seed in the Eastern...

Flyers coach, Penguins assistant fined by NHL

Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 Monday after calling out counterpart Dan Bylsma for sending out his checking line late in Philadelphia's 6-3 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday. Penguins assistant Tony Granato, who stepped on the top of the side boards and in between the two head coaches, was also fined $2,500. The incident occurred at 18:57 of the third period. Fine...

80. Penguins vs Bruins. Sprint To The Finish

Guess who's back, back again. Pens are back, tell a friend.  I'm back too, once again I must give a huge shout out to the DOY family for picking up my slack while I deal with ****.  Bruins and Penguins meet up for the 4th and final time tonight.  Despite having locked up their playoff spots, both teams have something to play for tonight.  Penguins are looking to gain...

Flyers coach Laviolette fined $10,000

Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 by the NHL for his actions in the waning minutes of Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Laviolette broke a stick and screamed at Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma after Flyers center Daniel Briere was flattened by Pittsburgh's Joe Vitale. Pittsburgh assistant coach Tony Granato, who got between the coaches...

Briere and Grossman Out for Flyers; Laviolette Loses Some Spending Money

Danny Briere was injured by a hit from Pittsburgh Center Joe Vitale. Briere is out indefnitely with a back contusion. The Philadelphia Flyers won an important matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday, but the fallout from the game, and the brawl that ensued in the final minutes continued to be felt today. Danny Briere was hit hard late in the game yesterday by Pittsburgh center...

Highest Scoring Team

In February, I wrote about how the Philadelphia Flyers were the highest scoring team in the league.  They will not finish the season in that position.  The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken over that spot.  It is no surprise that this happened after Sidney Crosby returned from injury.  With Crosby in the lineup, the Penguins have the two highest scoring players in the league in...

Laviolette, Granato Fined

NEW YORK (April 2, 2012)—Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette and Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato have been fined $10,000 and $2,500, respectively, for their actions late in NHL Game #1185 at Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 1, the National Hockey League announced today.
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