Tiger Williams/Denis Herron....three fights?

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  1. iamjs

    iamjs 200 bucks per day (plus expenses)

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    Ran across this while searching for goalies who fought while playing for the Penguins. It's somewhat rare that a goalie gets into a fight, but former Penguins goalie fought Tiger Williams three different times.

    April 9, 1977 vs Toronto
    December 6, 1978 vs Toronto
    February 29, 1984 vs Vancouver

    Herron wasn't exactly a big guy (5' 10", 165 lbs) and was giving up at least 2 inches and 30 lbs on Tiger. Was there a backstory to this, or was it just being at the right place at the right time?
     
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    The story is tiger williams fought anybody and everybody. Ran over goalies alot,and bragged alot when he scored.
     
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    And had the best goal celebration ever.
     
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    Tiger was always raising hell with the other goalies back in the day. Denis Heron had that Quebecer short temper.
     
  5. Ghost of David Bruce

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    Yep, Tiger lived to torment goalies, and well, everyone else.

    The perfect storm...
    Billy Smith had 5 fights with Williams.
     

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