Chris Neil injured in fight, out indefinitely
Ottawa enforcer dropped the gloves on Saturday
Chris Neil may not be taking to the ice again anytime soon, but he certainly went out in style on Saturday.
The Ottawa Senators announced that their enforcer suffered a fractured thumb in a fight with Edmonton Oilers winger Luke Gazdic and will be out indefinitely as a result.
Injury update: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Sens?src=hash">#Sens</a> Chris Neil has suffered a fractured left thumb and will be out indefinitely.—@Senators
Plenty of punches were exchanged and a helmet went flying during the tussle that began after a faceoff at centre ice early in the second period.
The Senators cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Oilers at Canadian Tire Centre.