The whistle blows and the two come together in front of the Penguins net. They drop the gloves and Nieminen throws a quick right before Murley throws him to the ice. Murley throws an elbow when they are down and the linesmen quickly dive in to break things up. Nieminen trys to grab Murley through the linesmen, but is quickly stopped. Other Penalties: Mark Recchi received a high sticking.
Nieminen threw a punch that hits but wasn't a good shot. Murley goes immediately for the takedown, superquick one. Nieminen with SLIGHT EDGE.
This was a toe to toe slugfest that went on for at least 2 min...long fight one for the ages it made stock vs. peat back in 02 look like a midgets slapping there purses at one another...oh my was this a bomb fest!