Once wasn't enough for two OHL rivals to let some latent hostility out on Tuesday.
With 30 seconds left in the first Ontario Hockey League playoff game in Peterborough in four seasons, projected high NHL first-rounder Sam Bennett scored an empty-net goal that dashed the Petes' remaining hope of winning and assured the Kingston Frontenacs of taking a 3-0 series lead. Petes centre Michael Clarke (not shown on camera) cross-checked Kingston's Henri Ikonen after the puck went in the net and pretty much everyone on the ice, save Ikonen since he was the odd man out in a 6-on-5 situation, proceeded to grab a grappling partner.
Once order was restored, both coaches put out their tougher players. Following a Kingston offside, some pushing and shoving escalated into everyone on the ice fighting again, and the ex-NHLers behind the benches, Petes coach Jody Hull and the Fronts' Todd Gill, traded accusations about who started it.Read More »from Kingston Frontenacs, Peterborough Petes have 2 line brawls in last minute of OHL playoff game (VIDEO)