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Watch Sidney Crosby and Claude Giroux fight during Game 3

Apr 15, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT

Game 3 between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia has already provided enough fireworks to make the Fourth of July look small, but one of the most notable scuffles involved Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Flyers top scorer Claude Giroux.

The two jawed and poked at each other and finally had enough where Giroux felt he had to jump in and scrap with Crosby. Enough of my blathering though, check out the video. This is just a sample of how wild things got at the start of the game.

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  1. cleverbob - Apr 15, 2012 at 4:49 PM

    Crosby has done a fine job displaying his leadership…

  2. gbiscottagecheesefatties - Apr 15, 2012 at 4:50 PM


    Letang is a girl.

    -wild fan

  3. 1943mrmojorisin1971 - Apr 15, 2012 at 4:50 PM

    Shero just called to let me know I’m getting the start in Game 4.

  4. sabatimus - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:02 PM

    Bye bye, Asham.

  5. HawaiiHockey - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:20 PM

    Seriously? Crosby lands an uppercut and then pulls him down to the ground for safety where he continues to punch his Viser-less opponent.

    Pitt’s leadership hasn’t existed in this series. I’ll be happy if they go home in 4.

  6. vismund11 - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:21 PM

    Crosby is pathetic man. This series highlights how they’vebeen getting by on favoritism and dirt playing. They’re getting out hustled and out played by a disciplined Flyers team. When he hacked at bryz who clearly covered the puck, when he took shots at rinaldo once the refs and two pens stepped in, when he chopped away voracek’s glove, when he went after timmonen because he wouldnt fight giroux. Crosby is sid the KID for a reason.

  7. barcthespark - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:27 PM

    Typical Crosby move. He waits until the linesman ties up Giroux and then sucker punches him with an uppercut.

    This guy is the face of the new NHL. The league made him what he is by protecting him and his team for so long.

    • pudgalvin - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:43 PM

      I’ve got a strong dislike for the Flyers, but that was a wicked cheap shot from Crosby. If you’re gonna fight a guy, fight him. He had about 10 seconds to throw a punch, but like you said, he wait’s till Giroux gets pinned up by the linesman.

    • icelovinbrotha215 - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:47 PM

      That about sums up Crosby’s play.

      • scoops1 - Apr 15, 2012 at 7:01 PM

        thats the kind of move I’d expect from Sean Avery…not from someone who wears C on their sweater

    • tonyromoisterrible - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:50 PM

      I couldn’t agree with you more. Crosby is a complete piece of garbage. I hope someone from the flyers knocks him out for another two years just like the CAPS did in the winter classic. Pitt is full of classless players and an even bigger dirt bag of a coach. GO FLYERS!

  8. orangegesus - Apr 15, 2012 at 5:34 PM

    I always wondered what “Penguins hockey” was when I heard the pundits talk about it. Now I see it’s sucker punches and cross checks to the throat. Crosby is a class-less joke – I wouldn’t trade Giroux for Malkin and Crosby. Better get all the stories in about Crosby in now b/c his season will be over in a few days.

  9. barcthespark - Apr 15, 2012 at 6:20 PM

    This is the child you get when Gary Bettmann and Colin Campbell mate.

  10. Doesnotmatter - Apr 15, 2012 at 6:34 PM

    what a prick………

  11. eigglesnosuperbowls - Apr 15, 2012 at 6:46 PM

    the national media is destroying the penguins its beautiful thang

  12. gottagotowork99 - Apr 16, 2012 at 11:45 AM

    Weak. Crosby sucks and so do the Flyers. That Blues/Sharks game was way more entertaining. The East is awful compaired to the West. Go Blues.

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