The Springfield Falcons entered Friday night’s game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers as one of three AHL teams without a game misconduct this season.
Now they have three, while the Tigers have a few more of their own, thanks to a series of brawls in the third period that contributed mightily to the teams’ combined 244 PIMs for the game. (The fun starts about 2:44 into the clip.)
Check out the rather lengthy box score here. Springfield won, 5-2, over Bridgeport.
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"I'm proud of our guys. They stepped up for each other all the way through," Falcons coach Brad Larsen said. "I don't expect anything else from that group. They're a very caring group in there; they play hard for each other."
… For their roles in a brawl early in the third period, Cody Bass and Dalton Smith received the Falcons' first game-misconduct penalties since April 1 at Worcester. Springfield had been one of three teams yet to receive a game misconduct. Falcons captain Ryan Craig got the boot for