Like a reliable captain or a sturdy presence behind the bench, every hockey team needs a goon to play the role of enforcer and do the dirty work. Even in the post-lockout NHL, fighting is a huge part of the game. Finding guys who are not valuable assets to the team to eat up the penalty minutes can be crucial.
No team wants to get pushed around, so the players on this list make damn sure that doesn't happen.
Every team's got one, so here is the biggest goon on each NHL team.