Posted by: mdegeorge | February 3, 2011

A good old fashioned goalie fight

NHL goaltender fights are way too few and far between. So even though last night’s bout between Pittsburgh’s Brent Johnson and the Islanders’ Rick DiPietro was a classic two-hitter (Johnson hit DiPietro, DiPietro hit the ice), we salute the two goalies for mixing it up.

So while the Sporting News compiled this list of the best goalie fights in recent memory, I’ll take it a step further with some videos. And clearly, the Johnson-DiPietro scrap doesn’t belong in this elite company.

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  1. […] of a statement the Islanders were trying to send to the Pens in the wake of Brent Johnson’s knockout of Rick DiPietro, and his hit on Clutterbuck was retaliation for the Wild forward boarding New […]


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