Video: Flames’ Westgarth falls hard to the ice, injured in fight with Oilers’ Gazdic


There was a scary incident in the first period of Saturday’s game between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers.

Calgary Flames forward Kevin Westgarth was knocked to the ice after taking a hard punch to the face in a fight with Edmonton Oilers’ forward Luke Gazdic. Officials immediately began calling for a member of the Flames training staff to come out on the ice to attend to Westgarth.

The fight also appeared to be one of the notorious staged fights. It happened right off a faceoff at center ice, one second on the game clock after Flames rookie Sean Monahan scored to give Calgary the lead.