In the Federal Hockey League on Saturday night, the Danville Dashers fell to the Watertown Privateers 6-2. A five-goal third period pushed Watertown to the win on the back of three power play goals.
Aiding the final period barrage was plenty of power play time, thanks to a full-on brawl earlier in the period that saw 152 penalty minutes handed out and both coaches getting involved.
(It's 17 minutes, but worth it.)
"EVERYBODY'S THE THIRD MAN! EVERYBODY'S THE THIRD MAN!"
The no. 2 reason why we love minor league line brawls are the over-the-top play-by-play announcers. No one can match their WWE-like intensity when calling these things.
As for the brawl, here's the visual evidence of the third period penalty summary:
Yes, nine skaters received a game misconduct, along with Danville's backup goalie for leaving the bench. Only Danville's goalie, Nick Niedert, who kicked things off, avoided getting hit with a game misconduct.
And, as you saw, Watertown was left with one player on their bench for the final 12:52, which saw them score three more times.
Stick-tap Ryan Holt
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