PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Former New York Islander and Hall of Famer Clark Gillies joined the FAN Morning Show to talk about the Islanders/Penguins fight. He thinks the Islanders were sick of being pushed around all year and finally wanted to stand up for themselves.
Gillies said that league has changed since he played because if two players needed to settle a score, they would drop their gloves and go right there.
Gillies “doesn’t totally disagree” with Mario’s comments, but thinks there will always be fights in the game to settle a score.
Gillies played 14 years without a helmet and said players these days need to understand that the equipment they are wearing, makes themselves weapons flying across the ice.