Hockey Fight Of The Day: Aaron Downey, Detroit Red Wings Vs Cam Janssen, St Louis Blues

Potential Fight Of The Year: Aaron Downey And Cam Janssen Slug It Out

3/4/09 in NHL   |   Pat   |   5134 respect



Cam Janssen and Aaron Downey put on one of the best fights all year last night during the Red Wings' 5-0 win over the Blues. The fight itself lasted almost 2 minutes long, so the video is a bit lengthy, but it's worth watching. There are tons of great hits, and both guys put out a ton of effort in this one. Nicely done by both of them in this one.


Aaron Downey vs Cam Janssen [HockeyFights]
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5/2/09   |   HULL_17   |   2488 respect

i remember watching this live at the game and i was one of the few red wings fans in my section cheering for Aaron.

3/4/09   |   HOVA

This fight is better than most of the professional boxing matches that have been on recently.  I have seen better hockey fights though.  Vernon vs. Roy and Probert vs. everybody else

3/4/09   |   snbslugger

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I saw a young Aaron Downey when he was with the AHL's Providence Bruins in 1999.  He got into a couple of fights against the Portland Pirates and you could tell then he was a hell of a fighter. 

I still love Downey's one-punch KO of Jesse Boulerice back when he was with Dallas.

3/4/09   |   eLa_MAe_O   |   1676 respect

u saw that too???  yes i love that part.  the ref, in his head hes going common common, no dont fall u a$$ hole!!!!  lmfao!!!  i dindt see wats so great about this fight though.  they just looked like 2 drunk guys amasingly keeping there balance and trying to hit eachother.

3/4/09   |   sleepyhead63122

the best part was when the ref helped Downey keep his balance when he almost fell over.  the refs must have been enjoying it as much as everyone else

3/4/09   |   miKeBleEdsBluE

good old fashion hockey fight

3/4/09   |   Toejam   |   22 respect

one of the best hockey fights i have ever seen, i would pay to see these two guys have a rematch......

3/4/09   |   Michael_Luchies   |   17 respect

how great fight.  It looked like Downey was going for the pressure points.  And I love when the refs broke it up both players were too tired to even act like they still wanted to go after the other guy.

3/4/09   |   Scott   |   49402 respect

As a Blues fan this was the highlight of the game and because I am bias, I gave the decision to Janssen.  To bad the Blues couldnt ride the momentum and put on a better show in the game.  The Blues may have won the battle but the Red Wings completely dominated the war.

3/4/09   |   RichmondSpider

Now THAT was a fight - not just a hockey brawl.  Two guys, sizing each other up - staying on their feet - landing some good punches - that was better than the last couple heavyweight fights I have seen.

3/4/09   |     |   1 respect

it was "ok" have seen better fights...... better luck next time to impress me..

3/4/09   |   lonelymanlettalk

THAT WAS A LONGEST FIGHT THAT I HAVE SEEN IN A HOCKEY GAME