Found October 11, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Brandon Prust used his hands both gloved and ungloved Thursday night scoring and boxing well out of his weight class to help lift the Canadiens to a hard-fought 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place. Prust scored what would prove to be the winning goal on a play that seemed to fall apart a half-dozen times before he finally shovelled the puck past Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk 12:05 into the second period. Alex Galcheynuk scored Montreal’s third on a beautiful feed from Brendan Gallagher the latter having scored the Habs’ first on some fine work by Galchenyuk after veteran Ryan Smyth had put the Oilers on the board first. Max Pacioretty hit the empty Edmonton net with 17.1 seconds remaining. Subban on a roll: With three assists defenceman P.K. Subban has a goal and four helpers in the Canadiens’ first two games of this road trip. Gorges responds to treatment: You knew something was wrong Wednesday in Calgary when defenceman Josh Gorges played just 20 second of the third pe...

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Researchers Call For A Ban On Hockey Fights

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