When people are honest with themselves, you know there’s only one reason that everyone watches hockey: the fights.
The first few weeks of the NHL season have already seen some pretty epic battles on the rink and even the U.S. women’s team has gotten in a good brawl against the Canadians. (SEE RELATED: US, Canada women’s hockey team fights dirty)
But it’s rare that the officials jump into the fray.
One referee in Sweden did just that though. Not only did he break up the fight handily, he also put a huge player in a pretty serious headlock. Now that’s how you keep order on the ice.