Video: FDNY, NYPD brawl in hockey charity game
Brawl led to a 25-minute delay while refs assessed penalties and ejections
LONG ISLAND — Today's charity hockey game between the NYPD and FDNY got a little chippy, with a huge, bench-clearing brawl breaking out in the second period.
The brawl followed several one-on-one battles, with referees struggling to maintain control. The game was tied 3-3 in the second when benches cleared, leading to a 25-minute delay while refs assessed penalties and ejections.
The NYPD got the win in the game, 8-5, breaking a 5-year FDNY win streak. FDNY holds a record of 23-16-2 over the NYPD in the series.