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Last week’s goalie fight between the Flyers’ Ray Emery and the Capitals’ Braden Holtby has generated plenty of discussion and debate among the hockey community.
Emery left his zone and skated past center ice during a line brawl between the two teams during Friday’s game in Philadelphia, then proceeded to fight the Washington goalie even though the 24-year-old didn’t want to get involved.
Holtby could have suffered a serious injury, which would have caused a lot of problems for the Capitals. This is why it’s not too surprising that the NHL is reportedly going to discuss 10-game suspensions for goalies who leave their part of the ice to engage in a fight, according to Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press.
League sources tell me #NHL will discuss 10-game suspension for goalies leaving their zone to fight much like player leaving bench rule #bn— gary lawless (@garylawless) November 04, 2013
Many fans, and some members of the media, wanted Emery to be suspended for his actions. But by...
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League sources tell me #NHL will discuss 10-game suspension for goalies leaving their zone to fight much like player leaving bench rule #bn — gary lawless (@garylawless) November 4, 2013 After the altercation between Ray Emery and Braden Holtby, the NHL feels the need to discuss eliminating goalie fights by enforcing 10-game suspensions to any goaltender that is involved in any...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Flyers goalie Ray Emery made national headlines when he skated the length of the ice to attack and pummel unwilling Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in Washington's 7-0 win in Philadelphia on Friday, setting off a melee.
Some have blamed the officials for not intervening sooner and exacting greater punishment on Emery, who has other fights to his credit. Some...
Everyone is still talking about the Ray Emery - Braden Holtby "fight" which occurred during a massive brawl between the Flyers and Capitals. It'd be easy to rank that incident as the best from last week due to the sheer spectacle of it all, but we've opted to go in a different direction. Which fight leads the way? Read on to find out. 5. George Parros (MON...
After being embarrassed by Washington at home just 24 hours earlier, the Philadelphia Flyers found a way to gut out a win on the road, edging the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Saturday.
Brayden Schenn deflected an Andrej Meszaros shot past New Jersey's Martin Brodeur in the first period and goaltender Ray Emery made 14 saves, as last-place Philadelphia perhaps authored its most complete...
Even people who generally have no problem with fighting in hockey are panning what the Philadelphia Flyers did on Friday night, instigating a line brawl while losing to the Washington Capitals 7-0.
To refresh your memory, this one drew extra attention because it featured a goalie fight between the Flyers' Ray Emery and the Capitals' Braden Holtby, in which only Emery wanted...
Apparently, after Philadelphia Flyer's goalie Ray Emery fought Washington Capital’s goalie Braden Holtby last Friday night in Philadelphia, goalies fights could now be a thing of the past. You have got to be kidding me?!? This is what happens when we have an incident and then we have an over reaction. So, when Patrick Roy fought Chris Osgood, no one seemed to care.
Brendan Shanahan was on Sportsnet's Hockey Central at Noon and one of the topics discussed was the Ray Emery fight.
Several Flyers said their brawl in a blowout loss against Washington on Friday has unified the team and served as a much-needed spark and rallying cry.
The Flyers received lots of negative national coverage for the four simultaneously fights - one in which Ray Emery pummeled the opposing goalie, Washington's Braden Holtby, who didn't want to participate. The fights occurred...
For those of you who were wondering, the Ray Emery-Braden Holtby fight on Friday wasn't the first time goaltenders put up their mitts. Let's look at the other times.
So glad Ovechkin is participating in Movember. [Bog, @danny_favret]
Taking Ray Emery and the ref to task for the Holtby beating. [Puck Daddy]
Awesome photoshops of Angry John Carlson yelling at things. [RMNB]
Here’s a wonderful history of all-time Caps goalie fights. [Caps Outsider]
Ted Leonsis likes to mix it up in Facebook comments, which is odd. [Bog]
Chimera named NHL’s third...
Chris' Corner for this week is called "Goalies Gone Wild". In this week's episode I manage to work in multiple Tyler Kennedy references, tackles the situation with Varlamov and domestic violence, as well as the assault by Flyers goalie Ray Emery against the Capitals, and talks about what Gary Bettman and the folks at the NHL REALLY care about (hint: it isn'...
It’s always sunny in Philadelphia.
Even though the Philadelphia Flyers are second to last in the Eastern Conference and tied for second to last in the entire league, things are somehow looking up for the Broad Street Bullies after their 7-0 mugging at the hands of the Washington Capitals, which featured a third period line brawl and a Ray Emery-Braden Holtby goalie fight so one...
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