R | | Drama, Romance, Sport
A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. ... See full summary »
Peter Zezel and Steve Thomas, at the time of filming, were professional NHL players. In the film, they played for the Hamilton Mustangs, and in real-life, they played for the Philadelphia Flyers and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Don't take any shit from them Canucks. To them, you're just another wetback, crossing the border to play their game.
Dean Youngblood: They'll never catch me!
Kelly Youngblood: Oh, they'll catch you.
In the fight scene, at end of movie between Racki and Youngblood. Youngblood pulls Racki's jersey over his head onto his arms, then punches Racki to the ice. When Racki is on the ice he isn't wearing his jersey anymore, then when he gets back up, Racki takes his jersey completely off.
$4,183,292 (USA) (2 February 1986)