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Video: Leo Komarov crushes Johnny Gaudreau

Johnny Gaudreau might have a few cobwebs to shake loose after receiving this devastating hit from Leo Komarov. Gaudreau was collecting the puck along the boards and had no idea that Komarov was rushing in to deliver a huge check.

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 21: Deryk Engelland #29 of the Calgary Flames fights Milan Lucic #27 of the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 21, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 15 in the NHL

Ready for more hockey fights? Of course you are and you’re in luck as you’ve come to the right place. Once again, we picked the five best hockey fights from the previous week of NHL action and this week we have some real gems.

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Video: Milan Lucic destroys Austin Watson with a monster hit

Milan Lucic delivered one of the best hits of the season on Friday night, destroying Auston Watson with a huge shoulder-to-shoulder check behind the Edmonton goal. The hit sent Watson flipping/spinning through the air and eventually gave the Oilers a powerplay as Watson foolishly retaliated after the whistle.

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Video: Pavel Datsyuk scores with his stick behind his legs

This is vintage Pavel Datsyuk. He might not be in the NHL anymore, but Datsyuk’s still got sick moves. Check out this beautiful goal from KHL action. In Datsyukian-fashion, the 38-year-old scored by sticking his stick behind his legs and beating the netminder under his arm. I miss these type of goals from Datsyuk in […]

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The 5 best hockey fights from Week 14 in the NHL

The NHL has hit its midway point and that means the battle for the playoffs is officially on. It’s make or break time for most NHL teams and that usually produces some intense fights. This week is a great collection of scraps, including a couple from some unlikely sources.

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Video: Andrew Shaw blindsides Jesper Fast, fights J.T. Miller

Andrew Shaw’s first game back with the Montreal Canadiens was both eventful and short-lived. Shaw returned from a concussion and immediately caused some controversy in the first period, dishing out a blindside hit to Jesper Fast before fighting J.T. Miller. Shaw was ejected and it’s possible he may receive some additional discipline from the Department of Player […]

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Video: Here’s a monster blindside hit from the Finnish Liiga

When Joe Finley was unable to secure a job in the NHL and decided to take his talents abroad, it seemed pretty likely that he’d fade into hockey obscurity. Finley joined HIFK in the Finnish Liiga prior to 2016-17 and he got the hockey community buzzing for a monster blindside hit on Michel Miklík. 

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