Joel Quenneville has spent his entire coaching career guiding Western Conference teams, so his Wachovia Center experience is limited. In 13 seasons as a player, however, he surely remembers some infamous trips to the Spectrum.
"They had a lot of guys that some nights, depending on the score, [games] would get ugly," Quenneville said. "It got ugly a few times. But back in the day, there were a lot of long nights. When I say long nights, there could have been five-on-fives [fights] or bench-clearing brawls, but that's a thing of the past."