Looking Back at 1994 – “A Great Year for Fisticuffs” in the NHL

"Every now and then a postseason comes along that defies the trend and is loaded with playoff pugilism."


Editor’s note, May 25, 2021: With the latest round of vicious cheap shots from Capitals goon Tom Wilson, we thought we’d flip through the Voice archives to see how we reported on NHL fisticuffs of yore. For those who want a better grasp of the history of blood on the ice, we bring you an occasional feature that ran in Jockbeat back in the day:


This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 25, 2021