Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta Thrashers

01
Dec
09

Teammate Nearly Decapitates Own Goalie With a Slash

The Florida Panthers were in Atlanta to play the Thrashers and midway through the first period, already tied 1-1, Ilya Kovalchuk came flying in on a breakaway. Despite the efforts of goalie Tomas Vokoun who stymied the first attempt but was unable to stop the rebound shot from going into the net. Frustrated with his team’s lack of defensive skill, Keith Ballard took out his aggression on his stick. Unluckily, when Ballard slammed his stick against the post, breaking it, the end of the stick struck his goaltender, lacerating his ear. Oops!

Vokoun left the ice and was taken to a local hospital, but should ultimately be fine.

14
Nov
09

It’s a Line Brawl!

Do you know what’s better than a 4-man fight on the ice? How about a complete 5-on-5 line fight! Friday night in the Kings/Thrashers skate-near the end of the second period one brawl started, turned into two and pretty soon everyone but the goalies were fighting. I miss the old days when the goalies would throw down too.




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