Jared Boll or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Goon

The discussion seems to come up every year. When is fighting going to go the way of the dinosaurs and become extinct? Most recently it has come up in a couple of prominent hockey circles. The first being on NBCSN and Mike Milbury, (he of the famous shoe beating incident) Milbury has stated his new found disdain for fighting and has stated it loudly. He has gotten into a verbal tussle...
Via BS Hockey
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs’ four untouchables may surprise you

As mentioned earlier, the Maple Leafs are rumored to be shopping major players (and a majorly expensive player) to the Panthers for the first overall pick. That isn’t all that GM Dave Nonis is reportedly considering. As a follow-up to that terrible trade rumor (Phaneuf, Kadri, and the Leafs’ eighth overall pick to Florida for the first overall pick and Ed Jovanovski), it seems...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss


Nothing shakes the nation like a Toronto sneeze. The Maple Leafs fired all of their assistant coaches today, don't bother looking them up you've never heard of them. The club also announced Randy Carlyle has been extended, meaning another administration that values Colton Orr over Jake Gardiner. I think we're a house divided as hockey fans these days. If I say "...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs fourth liner's Carter Ashton, Colton Orr, day-to-day

The Toronto Maple Leafs may be without a few key components for their goon-ish fourth line when they return to action tonight against the New York Islanders.Both Colton Orr and Carter Ashton are considered day-to-day with injuries, and aren't expected to suit up in the Leaf's first game back - and potentially putting both players on the shelf longer - according to the Toronto...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Are you ready for an awesome installment of Hockey Fights of the Week? Of course you are. We usually try to promote each article as being better than the one preceding it, but this time we're delivering an incredible batch of fights. Two of these may be in the discussion for fight of the year.  Get ready - this is a good one.  5. Adam McQuaid (BOS) vs Kyle Clifford (LA...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colton Orr and John Erskine square off in epic heavyweight fight

Late in the 2nd period of a 1-1 game, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr and Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine decided to settle a score. Orr and Erskine squared off in this heavyweight tilt and showed no regard for their own safety, throwing haymaker after haymaker. Orr ended up going down after taking a heavy shot from Erskine and the Caps went on to win 3-2. [HockeyFights...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Accidentally Punches Linesman in Chin; Drops Colton Orr in Spirited Fight (GIFs)

Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine was going to fight regardless of who got in his way on Friday night. Erskine was a man on a mission, wanting to drop the gloves first with Toronto Maple Leafs star Dion Phaneuf, but a linesman had other ideas early in the second period. The unlucky man in black and white attempted to break things up, but as he skated in between the pair...
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada prime minister weighs in on hockey violence

Stephen Harper dropped his prime ministerial gloves to discuss violence in hockey. He says the game today is a lot less rough than it was many years ago. ''We all have to realize is that this debate is as old as the game itself,'' the Canadian prime minister said. Harper has a book coming out next month on the early history of professional hockey. His unsolicited...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the NHL should ban fighting

The ongoing debate of whether or not to ban fighting in the NHL was rekindled Tuesday night when Montreal Canadiens enforcer, George Parros, hit the ice face first and suffered a concussion in the middle of a fight with Toronto’s Colton Orr. Thankfully, Parros should be fine, but it was another example of why the fighting debate should continue among the NHL and its players. Fighting...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Poll: What should the NHL do about fighting?

In the wake of the incident between George Parros and Colton Orr last night, there has been a lot of talk regarding fighting and its role in today’s NHL. Some people want harsher penalties, some want it banned entirely, and some people are just fine with things the way that they are. Let us know how you feel in the poll below.
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Hockey: Anti-Fighting Cabal uses Parros Incident to Push Agenda

Last night, newly acquired Habs tough guy George Parros while fighting fellow Leafs Pugilist Colton Orr, slipped and fell awkwardly on to the ice, landing on his chin.  The violent fall knocked the Habs tough guy out. Fortunately, Parros wasn’t seriously injured and this is the tweet that George put on twitter account this morning.  Thanks for all the well wishes everyone...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros Sustains Concussion, Thanks Supporters for ‘Well Wishes’ After Nasty Face-First Fall Onto Ice (Video)

MONTREAL — Canadiens enforcer George Parros sustained a concussion early in the third period of Montreal’s 4-3 home-opening loss to Toronto after slamming face-first into the ice during a fight with Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr. The hard-hitting Parros spent several minutes motionless on the ice, attended to by both teams’ medical staffs, before being removed on a stretcher...
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

About last night: Offense ruled the NHL

OK, so what did we learn from the first night of NHL hockey? Let’s go down the list:Fighting is dangerous. The ice surface is hard. Canadiens enforcer George Parros got tangled up with Maple Leafs ruffian Colton Orr. When Orr pulled him down, Parros landed face first on the ice and suffered a concussion. The bellowing of the anti-fighting crowd commenced.The Capitals will be a...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros injured after falling face-first onto ice during fight (VIDEO)

Montreal Canadiens enforcer George Parros was taken off of the ice on a stretcher after falling on his face while fighting Colton Orr of the Toronto Maple Leafs. While falling, Orr held onto Parros, who had his arms wrapped up and had no way to protect himself as his face collided with the ice. The Canadiens announced after the game that Parros suffered a concussion and...
Via The Other Paper
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Parros slams face, is hospitalized

A scary sight unfolded late in the first game of the NHL season Tuesday night, as Canadiens enforcer George Parros slammed his face on the ice after stumbling over Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr during a fight late in the game at Montreal. After lying motionless on the ice for a few a moments, Parros turned over, blood visible on his face and the ice. He was put on a stretcher...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Parros leaves on stretcher after fight

Canadiens enforcer George Parros has left the ice on a stretcher after being pulled down face first during a fight in his first game with Montreal. Parros was in his second fight of Tuesday night's season-opening game when he was injured in a bout with Toronto Maple Leafs heavyweight Colton Orr. Orr had fallen to the ice and reached up and pulled down Parros. Parros' face...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros taken to hospital with concussion following fight

  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) George Parros was taken to the hospital following a fight with Colton Orr. Orr was on his way to hitting the ice when he grabbed Parros’ jersey. Parros’ head then made contact with the ice. He was taken off the ice on a stretcher. The Canadians revealed later in the game that he was taken to an area hospital for a concussion and further evaluation.
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Habs' Parros leaves ice on stretcher

Canadiens enforcer George Parros has left the ice on a stretcher after being pulled down face first during a fight in his first game with Montreal. Parros was in his second fight of Tuesday night's season-opening game when he was injured in a bout with Toronto Maple Leafs heavyweight Colton Orr. Orr had fallen to the ice and reached up and pulled down Parros. Parros' face...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Montreal’s George Parros falls face first onto the ice after fight

Montreal’s George Parros went down literally tonight doing what he does best. In his second fight of the night with fellow enforcer Colton Orr of the Maple Leafs, Parros fell face first onto the ice after Orr lost his footing. It certainly was a scary scene from the Bell Centre opening night as Parros appeared […]
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros Smashes His Face Into The Ice After Fight With Colton Orr

The NHL is officially back!  Tonight, George Parros of the Montreal Canadiens and Colton Orr of the Toronto Maple Leafs fought twice. The first fight was pretty good.  Each guy threw a few good punches.  But the second fight didn’t end the way anyone wanted to see it end. Check out the video of Parros getting knocked out…by the ice. The post George Parros Smashes His Face...
Via Total Sports Blog
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros hits head on ice during fight, knocked out cold

During the first NHL game of the year, there has already been one serious, scary injury.  Montreal Canadiens forward George Parros and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr squared off for their second fight of the night after a scrum in front of the Canadiens’ net.  During the fight Orr slipped and Parros fell over the top of him and his chin slammed on the ice.  Parros was...
Via Diehardsport
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros injured in fight with Colton Orr

First off, I hope that George Parros is not seriously hurt, he was taken to a Montreal hospital for further evaluation. Parros appears to get tripped up, and hits his head on the ice while engaged in a fight with Maple Leafs tough guy Colton Orr.
Via Goon's World
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens Forward George Parros Leaves Ice on Stretcher After Nasty Face-First Fall During Fight (GIF)

Montreal Canadiens forward George Parros was taken off the ice on a stretcher on Tuesday night after the veteran enforcer hit his head on the ice. In his second fight with Maple Leafs forward Colton Orr of the night, the two dropped the gloves during the third period. As Orr was falling to the ice, he grabbed onto Parros’ jersey and Parros fell to the ice hard. With his face hitting...
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

George Parros Stretchered Off Ice After Fight With Colton Orr

Montreal Canadiens’ forward George Parros was knocked unconscious after falling to the ice following a fight with Toronto’s Colton Orr. It wasn’t a punch from Orr that did the damage to Parros, but rather him falling awkwardly on the ice face first. Weirdly enough, Orr was hurt in similar fashion a few seasons ago during a fight with Parros. Here’s to a quick recovery for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Best post-lockout Ranger: Round 1, Markus Naslund (6) vs. Colton Orr (11)

Artem Anisimov won yesterday in a landslide. As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Yesterday we saw #4 Artem Anisimov take out #13 Erik Christensen. Today’s matchup is #6 Markus Naslund vs. #11 Colton Orr: Markus Naslund (acquired – 2008 unrestricted...
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July 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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