Originally written March 20, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Chris Johnston of the CP at the Medicine Hat News, Rugged Montreal Canadiens winger Ryan White watched the brawl off the opening faceoff between the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils on television Monday night and called it “awesome.” “You don’t see it very often. A lot of people don’t really like it, but I bet the people at Madison Square Garden liked it. I liked it,” White said. “I thought it was pretty cool. There were some big boys going at it, that’s for sure.” The National Hockey League also apparently liked it, with the video of the donnybrook getting feature billing on the league’s website and no fines or suspensions issued. Even as both Hockey Canada and Hockey USA look at ways to reduce fighting, at least in minor and junior hockey, there was not a hint of disapproval of the mass brawl in New York among NHL players and coaches Tuesday. “You see that the game is changing,” said Montreal tough guy Brad Staubitz. “They’re talking about taking fighting out of th
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