Watch firefighters brawl with the NYPD at a charity hockey game

All bets and gloves are off.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Apr 7, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 12:42 pm CDT

This is what people will remember out of the 41st annual NYPD/NYFD charity hockey game: a huge brawl.

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The score was tied at three when a fight between New York’s bravest and finest broke out on the middle of the ice at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday. Though it was a charity game, the players didn’t hold back when it came to throwing off their gloves. 

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There were at least three fights occurring simultaneously on the ice. Here’s an even closer look at the action:

The NYPD eventually won the game 8-5, breaking a five-year winning streak by the NYFD.

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Photo via kconn13/Statigram

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*First Published: Apr 7, 2014, 12:15 pm CDT