You don’t see long, brutal slug-fests very often in the NHL these days. Then again, Monday does serve as the first 2016-17 New York Rangers appearance for Tanner Glass … so maybe it isn’t a coincidence that we also saw one of the season’s bigger bouts.
Glass wasted little time in dropping the gloves during tonight’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, and he found a worthy combatant in Luke Witkowski.
Watch in awe as these two just hit each other over and over again, though Witkowski wisely keeps his helmet on. (You can also see it in video form above.)
… But this hoss-like moment where the two call off the officials will probably draw the biggest smiles/fist-pumps from fight lovers:
/cowers in fear