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Here's video from that Bemidji State women's hockey brawl

  • Blog Post by: Howard Sinker
  • November 12, 2013 - 12:17 PM

Here's the news item from Monday's Star Tribune:

The Ohio State and Bemidji State women’s hockey teams had combined for 16 penalty minutes by the time the horn sounded to end their WCHA game Friday night. What happened after the clock ran out put the game into the record books. A postgame brawl led to 18 fighting majors and accompanying game disqualifications — nine to each team.

Another major and game DQ was issued for grabbing the facemask, and one minor for instigating. That’s 287 penalty minutes dished out at the 20-minute mark of the third period of the Beavers’ 3-2 victory. The 303 total penalty minutes shattered the NCAA record for a college hockey game, men or women, Division I or Division III.

And here's what it looked like:

The question: Does this set back women's hockey or move it ahead?

Here's what the Ohio State coach had to say. (Comments start at the 1 minute, 45 second mark.)

 

And, finally,  here's the box score.

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