Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 2/28/13

VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 7: Darcy Hordichuk #24 of the Vancouver Canucks and Paul Bissonnette #12 of the Phoenix Coyotes exchange punches during a fight in the third period of NHL action on January 07, 2010 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette had a three-game point streak and had been playing very good hockey.  Unfortunately for him, he didn’t have a very good outing in a fight on Thursday night with Minnesota Wild’s Mike Rupp.  Rupp is far bigger than Bissonnette and his reach clearly was an advantage for him during this heavy weight tilt.  He knocked around Bissonnette pretty good with an upper cut and then a jab that stunned Bissonnette and ultimately got the linesmen to break up the fight.  Bissonnette would be okay, but he seems to have lost his touch as an NHL enforcer. [hockeyfights.com]
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