Instant Fight Cub (May 10, 2009)

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Bout No. 1: Thornton vs. Conboy (Barry Chin / Globe Staff)

Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and Carolina defenseman Tim Conboy engaged in a short, but spirited tussle early in the third period where the post-match trash talking seemed to take longer than the actual bout.

Thornton vs. Conboy

Tale of the Tape


SHAWN THORNTON vs. TIM CONBOY
RW Position D
31 Age 27
6-1 Height 6-2
202 lbs. Weight 225 lbs.
18 (1 playoffs) Season Fights 11 (6 NHL, 1 playoffs)

The expert’s take

The not-so expert’s take

  • Chris Forsberg, Boston.com: Thornton easily scores the postseason win with some brisk rights that send Conboy to the ice just as quickly as the fight started.

Another look

With an assist to our friends at HockeyFights.com

And now it’s your turn…


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Bout No. 2: Stuart vs. Conboy (Reuters)

Stuart vs. Conboy

Tale of the Tape


MARK STUART vs. TIM CONBOY
D Position D
25 Age 27
6-2 Height 6-2
212 lbs. Weight 225 lbs.
5 (1 playoffs) Season Fights 11 (6 NHL, 1 playoffs)

The expert’s take

The not-so expert’s take

  • Chris Forsberg, Boston.com: Conboy might have been trying to rebound from that first effort, but he’s a little too overzealous and falls to the ice after missing a haymaker. Stuart pounces and lands some solid rights before the refs tear them apart.

Another look

With an assist from HockeyFights.com

And now it’s your turn…



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