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Parents often get emotional during their kids hockey game. Cheering loudly is one thing, but these parents went overboard when they chirped at the kids. Things escalated quickly and punches were thrown.

People intervened to break the fight up.

Shocking fight breaks out between parents at kids hockey game

erik johnson vladislav namestnikov
The Tampa Bay Lightning were lighting up the Colorado Avalanche 4 - 1 on Saturday night, when Avs defenseman Erik Johnson lashed out at Bolts forward Vladislav Namestnikov. It was an ugly play where Johnson two-handed slashed Namestnikov's hands, and then cross-checked him into the boards at full speed. Here is the the play.

The final score was 6 - 5 for the Lightning. Johnson was given a slashing minor, a boarding major and a game misconduct penalty for his reckless play. He is scheduled to have a hearing with the league for supplemental discipline. How many games should Erik Johnson be suspended? Comment below.

Erik Johnson controversial slash and cross-check on Vladislav Namestnikov

Former NHLer Zarley Zalapski has passed away at the young age of 49. Zalapski played from 1987 to 2000 with a multitude of teams, but was for a Calgary Flame for the longest.

Former NHLer dies at the age of 49

erik karlsson trade rumors

The Ottawa Senators have lost 11 of their last 12 games and sit seventh in the Atlantic Division. Senators general manager, Pierre Dorion, is considering desperate moves to turn around his team.

Erik Karlsson Submits 10-Team No-Trade List

About a week since the anniversary of the famous Joe Thornton trade, let's take a look at another instance of the Boston Bruins shipping out a star center.

Trade trees #4: Tyler Seguin to Dallas Stars

During Wednesday nights contest between the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs, A scrum ensued near the Calgary bench.

Video: Matthew Tkachuk With A Dirty Spear On Matt Martin

After spending 130 games in the NHL as an enforcer, according to his father Walter, Stephen Peat is now living in the streets of British Columbia and could be near death as he suffers from symptoms common to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, otherwise known as CTE, which is a type of concussion related brain injury.

Former NHLer living on the streets and may be near death

According to John Niyo of the Detroit News, he reports that Detroit Red Wings general manager has given his team the ultimatum as they will have to give him a reason to not become a seller by the February 26th trade deadline.

Detroit under pressure by GM