Hershey's Kip Brennan fights fan from penalty box
All of the links in this post were found on the Manchester Monarchs forum at AHL Boards. The above photo was taken by a forum member, 5 for Fighting.
From today's Lebanon (Pa.) Daily News:
Last night’s game between the Hershey Bears and the Manchester Monarchs took an ugly turn with time running out in the third period.
The Bears had things well in hand with their 4-1 lead when, with 19.8 seconds remaining, an altercation between a Manchester fan and Hershey’s Kip Brennan broke out.
Brennan was in the penalty box serving the final seconds of a fighting major when the Manchester fan attempted to throw a punch at Brennan through a space in the glass at the side of the penalty box. Brennan responded, finally reaching through and tearing the T-shirt the fan was wearing.
While security officials were rushing to grab the fan, the linesmen stepped into the box to restrain Brennan. Brennan was assessed a gross misconduct penalty before leaving the ice.
AHL President Dave Andrews and vice president of hockey operations Jim Mill were present at the game and met with Hershey president and general manager Doug Yingst and Boudreau following the game. Yingst, Andrews and Mill also accompanied Brennan to a security office following the game to meet with police.
Here's a link to some video-- a sports report from WHTM ABC-27 in Harrisburg. After going to the link, you'll have to click on "Watch the eVideo". Presuming that the link hasn't gone bad, the fight is shown at the very end.