Habs’ bruiser making a statement


    USA Today:

    To hit and be hit

    The biggest bruisers/bruised players (combining hits, blocked shots and roughing and fighting penalty minutes):

    Defenseman, team Total

    Mike Komisarek, Montreal 312

    Brendan Witt, N.Y. Islanders 225

    Dion Phaneuf, Calgary 220

    Greg Zanon, Nashville 215

    Zdeno Chara, Boston 206

    Forward, team Total

    Dustin Brown, Los Angeles 232

    Chris Neil, Ottawa 193

    Trent Hunter, N.Y. Islanders 180

    Mike Fisher, Ottawa 175

    Brenden Morrow, Dallas 174