The scene: Last Saturday night, middle of the second period in Coventry, England's SkyDome Arena.
The combatants: The Coventry Blaze and the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League in the United Kingdom.
In what was already a physical game with 19 penalties called -- mostly for roughing or slashing -- a questionable tripping call was the beginning of a full-on bench clearing brawl.
Coventry's Brad Cruikshank takes down Marc Levers and is sent to the penalty box where he then gets ejected after making an obscene gesture towards the referee. Before exiting the ice, he decides to go after Nottingham goaltender Craig Kowalski, which ignites the brawl. (Kowalski tore his groin during the melee and will miss two months)
And as you'll hear, the play-by-play man really gets into the brawl and even gets to put on his director's hat: