North American hockey has nothing on the European version when it comes to idiotic violence. Witness perhaps the cheapest shot to the head in hockey history, executed by Grigory Panin on ex-Penguin Matt Murley in Russia's KHL:

But sometimes the law fights back. In this Swedish league game, a referee puts a player in a choke and he literally taps out:

Matt Cooke, meanwhile, wants everyone to reform just like him. What a laugh. Click HERE to read more.