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Fight Night

by Jesse D. Eisenberg / New York Islanders

Thursday night was "fight night" long before the #Isles pumped the Rangers for a 6-2 win.

In a move that should once and for all close the book on Konopka-Verdi Wrestling blog posts, tonight Verdi stormed into the players lounge before warmups and raised a Championship Belt over his head, as manager PA Parenteau declared him the new heavyweight champ.

The whole team got rowdy during the ensuing bout between the nightly contenders, and than proceeded to rack up six goals, four fighting majors and a pair of ten minute misconducts in a spirited win.

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