A game between Mora and AIK leads to a bench-clearing brawl
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Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl Leads to Suspensions for Five Players

Published March 24, 2024 at 11:45

Five players have been suspended, and there may be more to come, after a massive bench-clearing brawl between Mora and AIK in Sweden's HockeyAllsvensken.

AIK and Mora are in the midst of a first-round HockeyAllsvensken playoff series. In game 4, the two teams deadlocked at 3, with about five minutes left in the second overtime period. A Mora player scored to give the team a 4-3 win over AIK, which tied the series at two games each. Mora players were excited, and several of them jumped over the bench to celebrate with teammates. AIK players clearly weren't happy with the celebration, and jumped over the boards from their own bench to confront Mora. Several fights broke out, and at one point, an official gets hit with a punch, while another player threw his gloves at a referee.

"Ludvig Levinsson decides for Mora against AIK in the fifth period - then a big fight follows 👇"

Mora's Anthon Eriksson and Jakob Stoffling have each been handed two game suspension. AIK's William Ignberg Nilsson and Oskar Magnusson have each received a two game ban, while Daniel Muzito-Bagenda got three. He was involved in the incident with the referee.

Game 5 goes Monday. Each team will be short a couple of players and have to rely on replacements to fill their rosters. HockeyAllSvenskan is Sweden's second-tier pro hockey league behind the SHL.
March 24   |   112 answers
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