Schenn has seen little playing time in the NHLbut is touted as one of the league's greatest prospects and could be ready for the NHL as early as next season. Asham kept his left arm out, making McQuaid's punches ineffective. Jesse Boulerice might be popular for his cross-check on Ryan Kesler that earned him a game suspension, but the man can fight pretty well too. Once he attempted to throw a punch, it ended very badly for him. Mike Richards was traded yesterday afternoon, but the captain Philadelphia loved had been missing long before that. Along with Eric Godard and Mike Rupp, these players contributed to a team that went from having the 16th most fighting majors in the league in the season, to the third most in this past season. Events like that were lacking this past season. However, no captain of the Philadelphia Flyers should ever say anything resembling what he uttered after that game. Come next year everybody better be ready to go.
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During an interview after a fight-filled game against the Ottawa Senators on January 20th, Richards said "I don't like fighting. When it occurred to the relatively inexperienced Pyatt, he could do nothing but hang on and attempt to avoid punches.
The fight was absolutely no contest. Asham kept his left arm out, making McQuaid's punches ineffective. A physical player does not just stop hitting and fighting. Schenn has seen little playing time in the NHLbut is touted as one of the league's greatest prospects and could be ready for the NHL as early as next season. Engelland's fight strategy is not a secret, but when he can use it effectively, he's difficult to beat.
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As Chistopher Botta at New York Times noted, there were only 6 game misconducts in the entire postseason. With Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, there was always likely to be.
Philadelphia's enforcer Jody Shelley came into this season regarded as one of the best fighters in the entire league.
While fighting isn't the captain's job, it was his duty to inspire his team by whatever means necessary. Engelland immediately landed a hard right to Pyatt's face that sent him down.
A finalist for the Selke Trophy, Richards was known for being an excellent two-way forward who wasn't afraid to throw around his body. The fight was absolutely no contest. He initially tried to prevent Niskanen from getting back on his skates but later won this fight by avoiding a punch and landing one of his own that confused the inexperienced Niskanen.
Come next year everybody better be ready to go.