Here's your Fightin' Mike Rupp video slugfest reel
February 4, 2013 — 3:12pm
Thanks to the fine citizens at hockeyfights.com, it wasn't hard for Upload to put together this collection from new Wild player Mike Rupp's fighting career, which spans 78 fights in 565 games.
Here's Rupp's most recent action, against Colton Orr of the Maple Leafs on January 26:
Here's Rupp vs. Shawn Thorton of Boston from the season-opener the previous week:
And from the 2011 Winter Classic, Rupp vs. Washington's John Erskine, with the fabulous Doc Emrich calling the shots:
And here's Rupp going search and destroy during Game 4 of the Rangers-Devils playoff series last season, starting at center ice and ending with a shot at Devils goalie/legend Martin Brodeur. Note the carrying-on between coaches after Rupp leaves the ice:
And, finally, a goaltender's revenge, courtesy of NHL 13:
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