Not to be outdone by the mascots in Raleigh, the AHL mascots hit the ice during the first intermission…and…well, an old time hockey game broke out.
My sister Sarah was in the crowd with her camera…and in this case, pictures are clearly better than words…so…
The faceoff... (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
San Antonio's mascot, T-Bone, goes down. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
Binghamton's mascot pummels T-Bone. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
Tux the Penguin tangles with the ref. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
Screech, the Springfield Falcons mascot and professed Bruins fan, comes to T-Bone's rescue. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
Roscoe, Charlotte's Chubby, Manchester's Max and Bridgeport's Storm assist Tux onto the stretcher while Hershey's Coco and Hamilton's Bruiser look on with obvious concern on their faces. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
This ref is about to learn that you don't mess with a whale named Pucky. (Credit: Sarah Fuqua)
The photographer and her subjects.