Fighting. It is as much a part of the NHL as power plays and the Zamboni.
And while legendary brawlers have graced us with their presence throughout the years, this year's crop of talented tough guys are among some of the most underrated.
Bloody knuckles, busted eyebrows and lots of minutes spent in the penalty box: What does it take to be a great NHL powerhouse?
Let's find out who out there has separated themselves as a grandiose goon.