â†µBut as exciting as that furball might have been, the readers at Hockeyfights.com didn't even think it was the best fight of the weekend. That honor went to a tilt on Saturday night on Long Island, when notorious NHL bad boy Riley Cote of the Flyers decided it was time to test the mettle of recent minor league call-up Joel Rechlicz: â†µ
â†µIt might not seem like much, but being able to stand skate-to-skate with Cote and get the better of him is the sort of thing that might help the 21-year-old Milwaukee native gain himself a permanent spot on the Islanders roster next season. â†µâ†µ
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