Hockey’s popularity varies throughout the world, but there is one thing the sport is universally recognized for: fights. Regardless of whether you are a fan of the brawls, no matter whether you support the general idea of athletes needlessly concussing one another for fan entertainment or not, hockey and fights go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Or at least they used to.
A recent showdown between Francis Lessard and Sebastien Laferriere during a Cornwall River Kings and Sorel-Tracy HC Carven showdown may have done irreparable harm to that image.
Check it out:
We’re all for avoiding head injuries here, but man, embarrassing.