You see one guy take his coat off, I put one hand up to prevent him from walking towards us. He swipes it away and starts throwing punches.
They grabbed my friend Mike’s hat, they spit in it, they flicked a cigarette at him, they flicked one at me, striking me in the mouth. At that point, I’m still trying to deescalate the situation.
Auricchio will need facial surgery to repair a broken bone under his eye. Video after the jump.
via NY Rangers Blog