Former Michigan Wolverine Jack Johnson plays in his first game in the NHL against the Vancouver Canucks. Centreman Jan Bulis decides to give him a fitting welcome to the big leagues with a beautiful hip check to send Johnson ass over tea kettle. Don Cherry would be proud.
The “Meat Grinder” is applied to Josh Gratton courtesy of the Coyotes Douglas Murray.
To promote the upcoming NHL playoffs, the league uses footage from the new Frank Miller adaptation “300”.
It doesn’t take long for this game to heat up between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames. Jarome Iginla throws a hit on Willie Mitchell and after a bit of chirping they meet at centre ice and the gloves start flying!
Minor league rivals Cam Janssen and Riley Cote decide to drop the gloves centre ice for their first fight against eachother since joining the NHL.
George Parros breaks the century mark in penalty minutes with this fight against the Blues D.J. King.