BRIAN MCGRATTAN NEWS

Flames' Stajan feels for former teammate McGrattan

Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan had seen the video of former teammate Brian McGrattan knocked unconscious on the ice following a fight during a recent minor-league game.Stajan admitted that while the sight of his friend in that state was uncomfortable to say the least, that result is very much possible when two hockey players are willing to drop the gloves.Via the Calgary Herald...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs' journeyman Rich Clune ponders fighting's place in today's NHL

Long-time scrapper Rich Clune of the Toronto Maple Leafs has tried to make an NHL career out of being an enforcer, but Clune's success in that area has been very limited through his five-season NHL career. The 28-year-old has 315 penalty minutes in 124 career NHL games and has struggled to stay at the NHL level. Teams, players and fans are more aware of the long-term effects of...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Hockey Fights Going the Way of the Dodo Bird?

Check out this article. Some good points.Windsor Star -- As one of the few Wings who does fight – Abdelkader and Brendan Smith are the only current Detroit players with a fighting major this season – he views the frightening video as another potential nail in the coffin for the future of hockey fights. “I think there could be a place for fighting as far as just policing the...
Via Goon's World
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McGrattan Knocked Unconscious After Hitting Ice In AHL Fight (Video)

Ex-NHL forward Brian McGrattan was knocked unconscious after taking a powerful right-handed punch to the face and then hitting his head on the ice as he fell during a fight in Tuesday night’s AHL game between the San Diego Gulls and San Antonio Rampage. Warning: The end of the fight might be too graphic for some viewers as McGrattan lays motionless on the ice. McGrattan...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NHL Player Brian McGrattan Knocked Out During AHL Fight

Brian McGrattan’s journeyman hockey career has taken him from the minor leagues to the National Hockey League, back to the minors, back to the NHL and so on and so forth for 20 seasons. Tuesday night might have been the most painful (and scariest) night for him in all that time. Playing as a member of the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, an affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, McGrattan...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL tough guy McGrattan stretchered off ice after fight in minors

A scary scene unfolded in a minor-league hockey game Tuesday night, as NHL veteran Brian McGrattan was knocked unconscious and stretchered off the ice following a fight in San Antonio, Texas.McGrattan, playing for the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League, dropped the gloves with Daniel Maggio in the second period. The two quickly exchanged a barrage of punches before a right...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McGrattan Knocked out by Daniel Maggio

Tonight, San Diego Gulls forward Brian McGrattan was knocked out cold by Daniel Maggio of the San Antonio Rampage in an American Hockey League game.It's an ugly incident, you never want to see anyone get hurt on the ice. Yet, you have fans still cheering while McGrattan is laying on the ice. The anti-fighting cabal will use this as evidence that fighting has no room in any level...
Via Goon's World
20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: AHL player Brian McGrattan knocked out during fight

YouTube Warning: This video is pretty brutal.  During Tuesday’s AHL game between the San Diego Gulls and San Antonio Rampage, Brian McGrattan and Daniel Maggio squared off to fight.  After a flurry of punches, Maggio caught McGrattan with a right hand, knocking him into next Tuesday.  You’ll see pretty quickly who is who. McGrattan hit the ice face first in one of the more...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McGrattan knocked out in brutal AHL fight

Brian McGrattan, a seasoned NHL fighter who know calls the AHL home, was at the center of a brutal fight with Daniel Maggio. The video doesn’t offer a perfect angle, but it’s clear Maggio knocks McGrattan out cold and McGrattan falls face-first down to the ice. Warning: Some may find this video disturbing. That’s a horrifying fall to the ice. McGrattan had to be stretchered...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brian McGrattan knocked out in brutal AHL fight

Brian McGrattan, a seasoned NHL fighter who know calls the AHL home, was at the center of a brutal fight with Daniel Maggio. The video doesn’t offer a perfect angle, but it’s clear Maggio knocks McGrattan out cold and McGrattan falls face-first down to the ice. Warning: Some may find this video disturbing. That’s a horrifying fall to the ice. McGrattan had to be stretchered...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NHL enforcer McGrattan celebrates seven years of sobriety

Although Brian McGrattan claimed his fair share of decisions when he dropped the gloves during his years in the NHL, the 34-year-old's ongoing bout with sobriety is one that he's determined to win.An enforcer of four NHL teams, the rugged McGrattan recently celebrated his seven-year anniversary of getting clean and sober - and he couldn't be happier. However all was not rosy for...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames at a glance

CALGARY FLAMES LAST SEASON: 45-30-7, 97 points. Lost to Anaheim Ducks in Western Conference semifinals. COACH: Bob Hartley (14 NHL seasons, 428-321-61-52). ADDED: RW Michael Frolik, D Dougie Hamilton. LOST: D Raphael Diaz, RW Brian McGrattan. PLAYER TO WATCH: Jonas Hiller and Karri Ramo. The goaltenders are serviceable stopgaps until prospects Joni Ortio and Jon Gillies are ready...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle For The Pacific Division: The Calgary Flames

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will look at a team who wants to make sure their turnaround wasn’t a one season fluke in the Calgary Flames. Who’s in: D Dougie Hamilton (Trade) F Michael Frolik (UFA...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Tom Sestito Fights of the 2013-14 Season

At a whopping 6-foot-4, 228 pounds, Tom Sestito of the Vancouver Canucks is arguably the best enforcer in the entire National Hockey League. Whether he is backing up the Sedin brothers or just catching and throwing fists for the heck of it, Sestito is always ready to drop the gloves. With 19 fights under his belt in the 2013-14 season, Sestito earned the honor of not only having...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Injury Update: Andrew Alberts might call it a career due to multiple concussions

Vancouver Canucks forward Andrew Alberts will consider retirement this offseason due to the major concussion he suffered back in December according to NBC sports.By Loxy!! - Common WikimediaThe 32 year-old Alberts received a questionable hit to the head against the boards from Calgary Flames defensemen Brian McGrattan on Decemeber 29. The hit left Alberts down on the ice looking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/10 – 3/16 ☆

The NHL regular season is winding down in a hurry. Several teams have all but officially punched their ticket, but for the most part the playoff race is a heated one with numerous competitors. You’d think such an atmosphere would cause tempers to boil over now that points are so valuable. Unfortunately, that isn’t exactly the case. Most players have kept their cool, realizing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

The NHL regular season is winding down in a hurry. Several teams have all but officially punched their ticket, but for the most part the playoff race is a heated one with numerous competitors. You'd think such an atmosphere would cause tempers to boil over now that points are so valuable. Unfortunately, that isn't exactly the case. Most players have kept their cool, realizing just...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/10 - 3/16

The NHL regular season is winding down in a hurry. Several teams have all but officially punched their ticket, but for the most part the playoff race is a heated one with numerous competitors. You'd think such an atmosphere would cause tempers to boil over now that points are so valuable. Unfortunately, that isn't exactly the case. Most players have kept their cool, realizing just...
Via Bloguin Best
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings

MARTIN WHITELEY NHL WRITER The Kings made it eight unbeaten with a 3-2 win in Calgary Monday. Up 3-0 the visitors had to hold off a late Flames rally for the success. Mike Richards sent a puck over the glass for a delay of the game penalty at 15.03. Just .26 seconds into their man advantage Calgary struck. Kings goaltender Martin Jones unable to stop a deflected Mike Cammalleri effort...
Via TopSportsReport
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings hold off Flames for 3-2 victory

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their eighth straight win with a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday. Justin Williams and Trevor Lewis also scored for the Kings. Mike Cammalleri and Brian McGrattan scored for the Flames, who lost for just the second time in their past nine games at the Saddledome. Playing in...
Via Fox Sports West
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Eddie Lack Lets In Brian McGrattan’s Shot From Center Ice (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks might have ended their three-game losing streak on Saturday night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, but they also left with an embarrassing story. Flames right winger Brian McGrattan scored his team’s first and only goal in the second period, when he fired a hard slap shot from center ice. The puck skipped and lifted a few inches into the air, but...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brian McGrattan scores from center ice on Eddie Lack

Brian McGrattan isn't exactly an offensive weapon. The enforcer entered Calgary's game against the Vancouver Canucks with just seven goals over the course of 290 games. With that in mind, it was only appropriate that he recorded an extremely unusual goal for the Flames in a losing effort against the Canucks.  Watch as he beats goaltender Eddie Lack from center ice: McGrattan...
Via Bloguin Best
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brian McGrattan scores from center ice on Eddie Lack

Brian McGrattan isn't exactly an offensive weapon. The enforcer entered Calgary's game against the Vancouver Canucks with just seven goals over the course of 290 games. With that in mind, it was only appropriate that he recorded an extremely unusual goal for the Flames in a losing effort against the Canucks.  Watch as he beats goaltender Eddie Lack from center ice: ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canucks' Eddie Lack allows goal from center ice

When it rains, it pours. Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack has an .870 save percentage since Roberto Luongo was dealt to Florida and this goal will not help Canucks fans sleep easier at night. Calgary Flames enforcer Brian McGrattan fired the puck in the Canucks zone and it somehow got by Eddie Lack. McGrattan had 7 goals in 290 games prior to this game. Brian McGrattan just scored...
Via Diehardsport
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames' tough guy Brian McGrattan tangles with end boards; status uncertain

Getting hit in the face is nothing new to Calgary Flames' enforcer Brian McGrattan, but usually it's when he's squaring off against an opponent on the other team, and they rarely get the best of the heavyweight pugilist......but tangling with the end boards?  That's a different story.McGrattan caught a rut during Flames' practice on Thursday and pulled a face plant right into...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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