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Fighting the goon fight

Why the NHL enforcer isn't pulling his punches

Updated: December 4, 2013, 2:32 PM ET
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN The Magazine

The ceiling. He remembers staring at the ceiling. That's about it. Wait -- he also remembers how it all started. Opening night, Oct. 1. Toronto at Montreal. It's his first game as a Canadien, and already once he has done what the team traded for him this summer to do: fight. He is a tough guy, George Parros, and in the third period he realizes that he must fight again. In front of the net, Colton Orr, the Maple Leafs enforcer and Parros' earlier foe, takes a few whacks at ...

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