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Danny Briere is a fighter now

Jan 7, 2012, 3:33 PM EDT

Apparently when you’re a former Coyote you just feel like brawling sometimes. After all, what other reason could there be for Danny Briere to drop the gloves with Kyle Turris this afternoon? That’s just what happened however as the two non-fighters apparently had had enough of each other.

Thanks to the guys at HockeyFights.com we learned that Briere’s fight today was just the third in his career and first since 2009 when he fought Marc-Edouard Vlasic. It’s just the second fight in Turris’ career and when you see how these guys set up to square off, you can understand fully why these guys stick to scoring goals.

  1. gallaghedj311 - Jan 7, 2012 at 3:43 PM

    Love it!! Thanks for posing the video. In listening to the game at work.

  2. chaseutley - Jan 7, 2012 at 4:15 PM

    A fight and a hat trick…… supper earned. Well done, Briere.

  3. muckthefets23 - Jan 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

    Couldn’t be happier with his performance today! Well done Danny!

  4. theagitator1691 - Jan 7, 2012 at 7:19 PM

    Oh yeah most definetly a great goal scorer has his first fight since 09 3rd of his career yep hes def a “fighter” now i guess we can look to briere droppin the mits 15 more times this year…..

    • whatswellydoing - Jan 8, 2012 at 2:11 AM

      Seriously? How can you possibly take that headline literally?

      • cmdaw - Jan 8, 2012 at 5:00 AM

        More importantly, how could they completely refuse to read the article and fail spectacularly at comprehending sarcasm?

  5. sanjosecupcrazy - Jan 7, 2012 at 7:35 PM

    Marc Edouard-Vlasic had a fight? That’s akin to Bert and Ernie throwing down. Holy cow.

  6. mojosmagic - Jan 7, 2012 at 8:05 PM

    Three goals and a fight! That’s a Gordie Howell hat trick.

    • goodhammer - Jan 8, 2012 at 11:47 PM

      no. just…no.

  7. cw3214 - Jan 8, 2012 at 1:23 AM

    The Gordie Howell Hat Trick is a goal, an assist, and a fight.

    • goodhammer - Jan 8, 2012 at 11:44 PM

      no, the gordie HOWE hat tick is a goal, an assist, and a fight.

      • goodhammer - Jan 8, 2012 at 11:44 PM

        trick*. damn.

  8. Art DiFuria - Jan 8, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    Hey agitator: there’s this thing called sarcasm. Find a dictionary and learn what it is.

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