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Brawl in KHL Game Yields 691 Penalty Minutes
ABC blog ^ | 01/09/10 | none listed

Posted on 01/10/2010 7:53:49 AM PST by airborne

Pittsburgh Penguins star Jaromir Jagr was part a brawl-filled game in Russia that had to be called for a lack of players. Former Pittsburgh Penguins star Jaromir Jagr was part a brawl-filled game in Russia that had to be called after four minutes for a lack of players.A series of fights between Vityaz Chekhov and Avangard Omsk resulted in 691 penalty minutes against more than 30 players. The game had to be suspended because neither team had enough players to continue.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports
KEYWORDS: hockey; nhl
There are several videos at the link.
1 posted on 01/10/2010 7:53:50 AM PST by airborne
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To: airborne; Hat-Trick; SZonian; retrokitten; hollywood; Alberta's Child; 6323cd; Betis70; ColoCdn; ...
Hockey Ping!

Let me know if you want on or off the list...

2 posted on 01/10/2010 7:55:02 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: airborne

So, it looks like the hockey game never broke out.


3 posted on 01/10/2010 7:55:46 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: airborne

There’s a hockey ping list? Please do add me.


4 posted on 01/10/2010 7:58:19 AM PST by wastedyears (If I'm going out, I'm going out like Major Kong.)
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To: airborne

Link to videos -

http://hfboards.com/showthread.php?p=23114282


5 posted on 01/10/2010 7:59:10 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: wastedyears

You’re on!

Welcome to the party!


6 posted on 01/10/2010 8:05:26 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: 1rudeboy

Here’s an 8 minute news report.

Looks like you’re about right.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RznIVKB8SAU


7 posted on 01/10/2010 8:06:50 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: airborne

Any Chiefs players in the background? What about the triplets????


8 posted on 01/10/2010 8:10:04 AM PST by ak267
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To: airborne

Back in the ‘70s we called this ‘expansion’ hockey - fights brought crowds! I stopped watching until The Great One appeared.

Gretzky and Bettman saved the NHL twice over.

Btw, great Flames-Canucks game last night - finally, the Canucks have a fearsome offense, even if they did lose this one.


9 posted on 01/10/2010 8:10:09 AM PST by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: airborne

Please add me to the list!

This looks like something straight out of the LNAH...


10 posted on 01/10/2010 8:10:51 AM PST by Skip Ripley
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To: headsonpikes
Funny how fighting has been pushed out of main stream hockey here in North America, in favor of a faster, more “European style”, and here we have Europeans in the biggest fighting incident in hockey.

BTW, I hate the original ‘Slapshot’ movie.

11 posted on 01/10/2010 8:13:32 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: airborne

Apparently, the evils of the North American “game” have corrupted the pure International sport.......


12 posted on 01/10/2010 8:15:12 AM PST by mikrofon (NHL Bump)
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To: Skip Ripley

I’ll gladly put you on the list.

And for your viewing pleasure -—

“huge LNAH fight”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX4_BeQo-14


13 posted on 01/10/2010 8:16:18 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: airborne
Best fight ever. Don't dare argue (look at the way they congratulate each other at the end).
14 posted on 01/10/2010 8:19:36 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: mikrofon

Jaromir Jagr (ex Penguin, Capital, Ranger) took part in the festivities.

So you have to blame him for bringing his new found “corrupt American ways” back with him! 8^)


15 posted on 01/10/2010 8:21:07 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: headsonpikes
Back in the ‘70s we called this ‘expansion’ hockey - fights brought crowds! I stopped watching until The Great One appeared.

It was ugly. They damn near ruined a great sport with that crap.

16 posted on 01/10/2010 8:23:13 AM PST by Ditto (Directions for Clean Government: If they are in, vote them out. Rinse and repeat.)
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To: airborne

Judging by the empty seats in the arena, the owners are probably desperate for attention; gladiatorial violence is the lowest common denominator of public amusements.

The potential of a fight and the occasional toe-to-toe slugfest keeps chippy play to a minimum in this fast dangerous game. Otoh, dropping the gloves several times a game destroys the flow of the match. The NHL has a good balance these days.


17 posted on 01/10/2010 8:24:38 AM PST by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: 1rudeboy

That was awesome!

Two great heavyweights standing toe to toe and swinging till they can’t anymore!

Those were the good old days!


18 posted on 01/10/2010 8:24:59 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: headsonpikes

I prefer the hockey of today, where skilled players vastly outnumber the goons.

If I wanted to watch a fight, I’d turn on MMA.


19 posted on 01/10/2010 8:27:40 AM PST by airborne (God save America!)
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To: airborne

Looks like Jagr has added a new dimension to his game. LOL!


20 posted on 01/10/2010 8:31:24 AM PST by penowa
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To: headsonpikes
Back in the ‘70s we called this ‘expansion’ hockey - fights brought crowds! I stopped watching until The Great One appeared.

The first minor league hockey game I attended had a big fight in it. The redneck granny next to me held her three year old grandkid above her head so he could get a better view of that fight. Ahh, memories.

21 posted on 01/10/2010 8:47:36 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)
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To: headsonpikes
Gretzky and Bettman saved the NHL twice over.

Errr what? Buttman hasn't saved anything and has instead made things noticeably worse with over-expansion and "wonderful" TV deals....
22 posted on 01/10/2010 8:51:52 AM PST by MikefromOhio (Fides et Audax)
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To: airborne

May 14,1974..Dave Shultz vs Terry O’Reilly..absolutely the best fight in NHL history..O’Reilly was never the same again after The Hammer was through with him


23 posted on 01/10/2010 8:54:49 AM PST by Paddyboy
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To: airborne

Hooligans! ...Futbol on Ice.


24 posted on 01/10/2010 9:00:26 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: 1rudeboy
Best fight ever.

I guess you're new to hockey!

ML/NJ

25 posted on 01/10/2010 9:07:37 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: airborne
I prefer the hockey of today, where skilled players vastly outnumber the goons.
Once upon a time, TV Guide introduced the sports section of the annual season preview edition thus: "Good news for fight fans---the NHL is back."
26 posted on 01/10/2010 9:11:01 AM PST by BluesDuke (We stand on the shoulders of giants. God help us when they sneeze . . .)
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To: 1rudeboy

That was like a Rocky movie.


27 posted on 01/10/2010 9:11:37 AM PST by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: airborne
I don't know about you guys but the 1970s were the "glory days" of NHL hockey for me. The brawling Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers, etc., where most players had only one or two front teeth and nobody wore helmets except maybe the goalies - and even then, not necessarily.

I'm bored to tears with the style of hockey played today in North America. Nothing but neutral zone trap with mostly 2-1 and 3-2 type games. It's kind of like soccer.

I still remember a game between the Boston Bruins and California Golden Seals back in 1974 or 1975. The Bruins were behind 6-2 going into the third period and ended up winning the game 7-6. Scores of 10-2, 8-6 and 11-7 were fairly common. Games were wide open with tons of fights. I remember when Stan Jonathon (of the Bruins) destroyed one of the opposing players in a fight and then skated to the opponents bench and dared all of them (including the coach) to come out and fight. Those were the days!

28 posted on 01/10/2010 9:18:04 AM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 62 days away from outliving Jim Jones)
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To: MikefromOhio

Bettman saved the greedy owners and players from themselves, imo.

Expansion wasn’t created by Bettman - in his bloodless corporate way, he has tried to make it work. I give him credit for the salary cap and resulting better competitive atmosphere, and also for the comprehensive rule changes that sped the game up.

I would like to see a couple or three of the weaker US franchises move to Canada but it’s not my money on the line, and this is not a perfect world.

Hockey in Ohio? Are you an old-school Toledo Blades fan?

Go, Canucks! ;^)


29 posted on 01/10/2010 9:38:35 AM PST by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: SamAdams76

“I don’t know about you guys but the 1970s were the “glory days” of NHL hockey for me. The brawling Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers, etc., where most players had only one or two front teeth and nobody wore helmets except maybe the goalies - and even then, not necessarily.
I’m bored to tears with the style of hockey played today in North America. Nothing but neutral zone trap with mostly 2-1 and 3-2 type games. It’s kind of like soccer.”

“I still remember a game between the Boston Bruins and California Golden Seals back in 1974 or 1975. The Bruins were behind 6-2 going into the third period and ended up winning the game 7-6. Scores of 10-2, 8-6 and 11-7 were fairly common. Games were wide open with tons of fights. I remember when Stan Jonathon (of the Bruins) destroyed one of the opposing players in a fight and then skated to the opponents bench and dared all of them (including the coach) to come out and fight. Those were the days!”

Thank you for reminding me of how brutally boring hockey was at that time. I spared myself several seasons of that “glory days 11-7” dreck by not watching it from one year to the next. Schultz, Jonathan, and the rest of the thugs were a savage freak show promoted by cynical owners.

Thank you Wayne Gretzky for bringing talent instead of thuggery to center ice!

And thank you SamAdams for reminding me of what a great game hockey is!


30 posted on 01/10/2010 9:49:16 AM PST by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: airborne
I feel like seeing those old videos of the "Broad Street Bullies" from the heyday of the Philadelphia Flyers of the 1970's or the Hartford Whalers of the same period.
31 posted on 01/10/2010 10:09:49 AM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: 1rudeboy
No argument from me -- that was an absolute classic.

Anyone who has ever played hockey can testify as to how exhausting it is to trade punches like that for even 20-30 seconds on skates.

32 posted on 01/10/2010 10:31:08 AM PST by Alberta's Child (God is great, beer is good . . . and people are crazy.)
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To: headsonpikes
Back in the ‘70s we called this ‘expansion’ hockey - fights brought crowds! I stopped watching until The Great One appeared.
Gretzky and Bettman saved the NHL twice over.
Btw, great Flames-Canucks game last night - finally, the Canucks have a fearsome offense, even if they did lose this one.
Hehe I have a standing arguement with my kids and co-workers about this.

Professional hockey has the same flavor as professional wrestling. IMHO It is rigged, just like pro wresting is now.

The "pure fan" knows hockey and enjoys it for what it is. The average "Joe Sixpack" fan just watches Pro Hockey for the fights. Don't believe me? Ask 100 people you know. I bet you more than 90 of 'em will say the best part of Hockey "is the fights!"

The team owners KNOW this and recruit kids who will "pump up the sagging sales" of seats with fights.

Fights are what attacts the average fan. Sickening, IMHO, but true.

OTOH, watch a College hockey game. MUCH more technical hockey, and no fights!

Of course, no big crowds/public interest either...Hmmm, I wonder why?

33 posted on 01/10/2010 10:44:41 AM PST by China Clipper (My favorite animals usually are found next to the rice on my plate.)
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To: China Clipper

attacks=attracks


34 posted on 01/10/2010 10:46:15 AM PST by China Clipper (My favorite animals usually are found next to the rice on my plate.)
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To: Paddyboy
Best fight ever! royvsvernon
35 posted on 01/10/2010 3:35:29 PM PST by rahbert (Bop Bop, dibidip dibidip....)
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To: 1rudeboy
So, it looks like the hockey game never broke out. I don't care who you are, that there's funny right there.
36 posted on 02/14/2010 12:36:29 AM PST by Alien Gunfighter (Secular Misanthropist)
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