Olympic hockey scuffles

Associated Press
A linesman breaks up a fight between Slovenia defenseman Ziga Pavlin, left, and Slovakia forward Tomas Jurco period of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Despite there being a zero tolerance for fighting in international matches, scuffles between players still erupt during these heated games. Olympic linesmen have to keep these passionate hockey players from knocking out each other’s teeth. Take a look at some of the best photos of players getting heated in Sochi.

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