Dillon vs. Malkin: Brenden Dillon’s First Fight As A Capital

Screen Shot 2020-02-23 at 1.08.00 PMPhoto: @Capitals

A scrum by the net turned into a big fight with Washington Capitals defenseman and newest acquisition Brenden Dillon and Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, and it was a good one.

Right after the buzzer signaling the end of the opening frame, Dillon and Malkin exchanged blows. One punch from Dillon knocked Malkin’s helmet right off.

Each player was given a four-minute roughing penalty at the start of the second period.

Screen Shot 2020-02-23 at 1.14.58 PMPhoto: @Capitals

Welcome to Washington and the Capitals-Penguins rivalry, Dillon!

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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