NHL fans obviously appreciate an intense, hard fought game between two of the league's top teams.
But they're lying if they say that the potential for an epic brawl isn't a big reason why they love the sport.
Some NHL players look like they could give Manny Pacquiao a run for his money, and this season has been full of some great confrontations that made the fans go wild.
So let's take a look at some of the classic brawls from the first few months of the season.
Here are the top 20 fights so far during the 2010-11 NHL campaign.