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Fair fight may have led to unfair outcome

Adam Deadmarsh is proof that while a fight may be fair sometimes the outcome isn't.

Updated: January 18, 2004, 11:15 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

Los Angeles Kings winger Adam Deadmarsh hasn't played an NHL game in over a year. He is out of the lineup with post-concussion syndrome, but still is hopeful of returning.

As a power forward, Deadmarsh took more than his share of pounding over the years, and sometimes it was literal. His concussion problems seemed to start when he took a punch from Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ed Jovanovski in a fair and otherwise unremarkable fight on Nov. 1, 2000.

The two had been maneuvering in ...

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