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Video- Highlight Fight

Zack Stortini and Colton Orr last night and check out the one linesman who seemed to want to break up the fight a couple of times.

Probably one of the better fights of the year.

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Not A Good Night For Edmonton

from Robert Tychkowski of the Edmonton Sun,

First Sheldon Souray left the game in the second period and didn’t return for the third. The Oilers would only describe it as an upper body injury. Edmonton’s best defenceman joins their best forward, Ales Hemsky, in the training room.

Then as the Oilers were out looking for bear in the third period, Zack Stortini fell awkwardly to the ice in a fight with Brad Staubitz and appeared to suffer a badly broken leg.

The video replay, which resembled Joe Theismann’s famous injury, brought groans of horror from the crowd at Rexall Place, and was only shown once.

more and watch the high quality video below…

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Morning Line

“I admire Zack because he’s an agitator and he fights ... it’s not easy doing both. But he knows he’s not a true heavyweight. He’s trying to fill a role and he does a good job at it. Man, he had 25 fights last year. Even in my rookie year as an Oiler, I never did that. I fought 16, 17 times, tops. People should admire Zack for doing what he’s doing. If everybody had his heart. ...

-Georges Laraque on Edmonton’s Zack Stortini.  More from Laraque from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal.

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