Allison knocks Mike Richards down with an open-ice hit, causing Brashear to skate over and challenge Allison. They drop the gloves and square off near the blueline with Brashear grabbing ahold of Allison and the two grappling in close quarters. Allison throws a left and connects with a right before Brashear returns fire with a left and the two go toe-to-toe with punches: Allison with rights, Brashear with lefts. Allison misses wide with two rights as Brashear continues to connect with rapid lefts, eventually knocking Allison off-balance and to the ice. Other Penalties: Brashear received a roughing.
Huggy Bear actually throws some punches. Allison get off first but then trades with Brashear and loses on the trade off.
Brashear wasnt clearly better. Allison landed the best punch, to the start. Brash got his left-hand going on but Allison replied with one and dodging Brash's shots. But Brashear got a NARROW win controlling this short but okay fight.