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Chiarot sticks up for teammate he was punching 24 hours prior

Published March 15, 2024 at 10:06
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The Detroit Red Wings are in the midst of a six game losing streak that has cost them valuable ground in the fight for a Wild Card position. The tension is at an all-time high in Detroit with the frustration boiling over at practice on Wednesday. Defenceman Ben Chiarot and winger Lucas Raymond had to be separated by teammates after getting tangled up in front of the net during a drill. After practice the players down played the situation as they looked to take the high compete level into their matchup tonight against the Arizona Coyotes.

With the score 2-1 Arizona late in the second period, Coyotes defenceman Travis Dermott took Red Wings forward David Perron down hard just as the whistle blew. Lucas Raymond came over to help out Perron when Arizona defenceman Josh Brown grabbed him.

The pair of Raymond and Brown got tangled up. The 5'11 Swedish native was giving up a ton of size in the battle against Brown who stands at 6'5 and 220 lbs. The veteran Ben Chiarot came flying in to defend his teammate, who he ironically punched 24 hours prior at practice against the much larger player.




Arizona came out on a powerplay after the skirmish as Brown, Raymond and Chiarot were all given two minutes for roughing.


Unfortunately, sticking together in the battle didn't translate on the score sheet as Detroit ended up losing 4-1, notching their 7th straight in the losing column. The playoff hopes are slipping away as the loses keep piling up for the Red Wings.
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