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Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/9 – 3/15

We’re a day late with this week’s installment of Hockey Fights of the Week, but we think this collection of fights was worth the wait. We haven’t featured too many heavyweight fights of late, but there is one on this week’s list which will definitely be among the year’s best.  5. Mike Fisher (NSH) vs Ryan Kesler (ANA) – Mar. 15th Kesler’s name isn’t one you’ll...
Via Bloguin Best
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/9 – 3/15

We’re a day late with this week’s installment of Hockey Fights of the Week, but we think this collection of fights was worth the wait. We haven’t featured too many heavyweight fights of late, but there is one on this week’s list which will definitely be among the year’s best.  5. Mike Fisher (NSH) vs Ryan Kesler (ANA) – Mar. 15th Kesler’s name isn’t one you’ll...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien crushes Luke Gazdic with huge hit (Video)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien crushed Edmonton Oilers left winger Luke Gazdic with a huge hit during the second period of Monday night's game at the MTS Centre.Gazdic had just received the puck from a teammate when he got flipped over by a clean hit from Byfuglien:A brief scrum ensued after the play, but no penalties were called. In the end, the Jets beat the Oilers...
Via Holdout Sports
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien’s monster hit on Luke Gazdic

Dustin Byfuglien has a pretty amazing resume of huge hits. He added another one to his name when he made the 6’4″, 233-pound Luke Gazdic look like a weakling on Monday night. Gazdic does a flip/spin and basically lands on his head after Byfuglien comes roaring through. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post GIF: Dustin Byfuglien’s monster hit on Luke Gazdic appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien’s monster hit on Luke Gazdic

Dustin Byfuglien has a pretty amazing resume of huge hits. He added another one to his name when he made the 6’4″, 233-pound Luke Gazdic look like a weakling on Monday night. Gazdic does a flip/spin and basically lands on his head after Byfuglien comes roaring through. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post GIF: Dustin Byfuglien’s monster hit on Luke Gazdic appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Buff Smokes Luke Gazdic

Check out this legal, hard, crisp shoulder-to-shoulder check by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Big Buff absolutely blows up Luke Gazdic wth a monster check. I hurt just watching the video. the thing with buff and that hit, really, who is gonna fight him? he's untouchable. can do whatever he wants #nhljets— gary lawless (@garylawless) February 17, 2015
Via Goon's World
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Chris Neil’s Thumb

With all of the reported interest surrounding Chris Neil leading up to this year’s NHL trade deadline, the Senators pugilist suffered an injury in a fight this afternoon versus Edmonton’s Luke Gazdic. According to the Senators, Neil is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb injury. Injury update: #Sens Chris Neil has suffered a fractured left thumb and will be out indefinitely...
Via The 6th Sens
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The curious case of the extra forward(s)

As pre-season comes to a close and the Oilers continue to whittle down their roster lists, perhaps the most sought-after position on the final squad is not the previously discussed second line centre spot; it's looking like Leon Draisaitl's got that one all wrapped up. It's also not in net; the tandem of Scrivens and Fasth is everything Oiler fans deserve after the Dubnyk/LaBarbera...
Via Puckrant.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Extend Affiliation With Idaho Steelheads

The Dallas Stars announced Wednesday that the team will be extending their affiliation with the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads for the 2014-15 season. Idaho has been the ECHL affiliate for the Stars for nine years beginning with the 2003-04 campaign when the Steelheads won the Kelly Cup Final (ECHL Championship). Idaho renewed its affiliation with the Stars in the 2005-06 season and has...
Via Beyond The Benches
August 16, 2014  |  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

Hockey fights of the year

The wait is over. It’s time to unveil the 15 best hockey fights from the 2013-14 regular season. Despite concerns over new rules from the NHL (the fact you can’t remove your helmet to scrap), the year still saw some truly memorable fights. Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments. 15. Travis Moen (MON) vs Kevan Miller (BOS) – March 24 Give Moen credit...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The 15 best hockey fights from the 2013-14 regular season

The wait is over. It’s time to unveil the 15 best hockey fights from the 2013-14 regular season. Despite concerns over new rules from the NHL (the fact you can’t remove your helmet to scrap), the year still saw some truly memorable fights. Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments. 15. Travis Moen (MON) vs Kevan Miller (BOS) – March 24 Give Moen credit...
Via Bloguin Best
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers' Luke Gazdic out minimum 6 months after surgery

The Edmonton Oilers announced they will be without Luke Gazdic for the next six months (minimum) after he will undergo shoulder surgery.tysp9-flickr.comThe Oilers will not specify what the exact injury on Gazdic's shoulder is, but there is speculation it could be a torn labrum....same thing like Taylor Hall’s and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Oilers GM Craig MacTavish said, “The...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

The end of the regular season is near. As we prepare to look back and reflect on all of the fights which took place this year, we watch as teams battle for their playoff lives and others battle simply to stay somewhat relevant as they drift along in the basement of the NHL. This means fights. Lots of ‘em. Most have picked up in terms of overall quality now that time is of the essence...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/17 – 3/23

The end of the regular season is near. As we prepare to look back and reflect on all of the fights which took place this year, we watch as teams battle for their playoff lives and others battle simply to stay somewhat relevant as they drift along in the basement of the NHL. This means fights. Lots of ‘em. Most have picked up in terms of overall quality now that time is of the essence...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/25 - 3/9

We're back! Did you miss us? Hockey Fights of the Week took a break during the Olympics and during the shortened week after NHL play resumed. This means that this week's installment is a super-sized version of what you've come to love from Hockey Fights. Enjoy the seven best scraps from the last couple of weeks. 7. Shawn Thornton (BOS) vs Keith Aulie (TB) - Mar 8 First...
Via Bloguin Best
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

We're back! Did you miss us? Hockey Fights of the Week took a break during the Olympics and during the shortened week after NHL play resumed. This means that this week's installment is a super-sized version of what you've come to love from Hockey Fights. Enjoy the seven best scraps from the last couple of weeks. 7. Shawn Thornton (BOS) vs Keith Aulie (TB) - Mar 8 First...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

All Goals Aren’t Created Equal: Luke Gazdic And Ice Time

I say this a lot but I sometimes feel like nobody hears me: a player’s Corsi% can’t be divorced from the context in which he plays. There’s been some talk lately about re-signing Luke Gazdic. I’m opposed to this but I feel compelled to note that I think people overstate the case against him (or, [...]
Via Mudcrutch79 Hockey
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gazdic KOs Westgarth with one final punch during lengthy brawl (VIDEO)

As far as hockey fights go, this was a good one — until one final punch reminded everyone how bad these skirmishes can end.Kevin Westgarth and Luke Gazdic exchanged punches during the latest installment of the Battle of Alberta between the Flames and Oilers Saturday night. And, for a while, the first period dust-up looked pretty even.Just as the announcers observed the length...
Via The Other Paper
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames' Kevin Westgarth on protocol after scary knockout punch

Calgary Flames' forward Kevin Westgarth was knocked cold in a fight with Edmonton Oilers' goon Luke Gazdic on Saturday night, and is now in the NHL's concussion protocol system.The fight occurred on the faceoff at center ice immediately after centerman Sean Monahan gave Calgary an early lead with his 17th goal of the season, both pugilists landing hard shots before Gazdic took...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Westgarth gets KO’d by Luke Gazdic in Heavyweight Fight

This heavyweight fight between Calgary Flames enforcer Kevin Westgarth and Edmonton Oilers goon Luke Gazdic is exactly why the NHL doesn’t want guys taking their helmets off in fights. Westgarth (6’4″ 235 lbs) took an absolute beating from Gazdic (6’3″ 210 lbs) and on the fourth massive punch, he went down. Unfortunately when he went down he slammed the back of his head...
Via Diehardsport
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting is alive and well in the NHL as we prepare for Olympic hockey

With the Olympic break upon us it just doesn’t feel the same knowing that there likely will be little to no fighting during International play. That’s why we’re here to bless you with some of the best fights from the best fighters of the 2013-14 season thus far. Enjoy. We start with an absolute slugfest between Cody McLeod and Zenon Konopka that took place in Colorado earlier...
Via Fight Booth
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson gets the shutout, Bruins beat Oilers 4-0

The Bruins held host to the Edmonton Oilers Saturday afternoon and took care of business with a 4-0 win Saturday afternoon. This game marked the return of former Bruins defenseman, Andrew Ference, for the first time since leaving the Bruins. "Ferknuckle" was greeted with a standing ovation and a large amount of cheers poured in from the audience. Ference countered all the cheers...
Via CLNS Radio
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting in Hockey Debate: Nearing Extinction Thanks to the Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks News-The NHL has had fighting since its official inception in 1926 and it’s a topic that has been debated for years. Should fighting be allowed or not? It’s been used a deterrent to help protect players whose value to their team is seemingly priceless. It’s been used as a way to intimidate, hurt and at some dark points flat out injure opposing players. The...
Via Sports Mockery
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eberle scores twice in Oilers' win over Lightning

Jordan Eberle scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Taylor Hall, Luke Gazdic, and Boyd Gordon also scored for the Oilers (14-26-5), who have won three of 13. Edmonton avoided its fourth five-game losing streak of the season. It was the Oilers' first win against a team above the...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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