Photos of the week: Hockey fights and handball

Los Angeles Kings' Colin Fraser (24) and Vancouver Canucks' Keith Ballard fight as linesman Tony Sericolo watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Fans cheer as New York Islanders' John Tavares (91) celebrates his goal against Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward in overtime of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Uniondale, N.Y. Tavares scored two goals during the Islanders 2-1 win. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Pakistan's Adnan Akmal, left, hits a shot off the bowling of England's Chris Tremlett, third left, during the second day of the first cricket test match of a three match series between England and Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Legally blind Shadow Ridge High School wrestler and sophomore Meghan Clarke, left, practices with her sister Emily, a freshman, who is also on the wrestling team, at Shadow Ridge High School in Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. Meghan is legally blind with 20-90 vision and doesn’t compete with glasses that correct her sight to 20-70. To accommodate her vision, matches are started with Meghan and the opponent locking hands, instead of the traditional method where the opponents stand across from each other. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Leila Navidi)

Sumo champion Baruto, left, dumps Kotoshogiku to the dirt to notch his 13th victory at Tokyo's Ryogoky Kokugikan sumo arena on Friday Jan. 20, 2012. With two days to go, Baruto, who hails from Estonia, grabbed his first career title at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament Friday after grand champion Hakuho suffered his third loss in the day's final bout. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

Osprey's Ian Evans jumps for the ball during his Heineken European Cup rugby union match against Biarritz in Biarritz, southwestern France, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Croatia's Denis Buntic, left, competes for the ball with Norway's Kenneth Ryvoll Klev, during their Men's European Handball Championship Group D match in Vrsac, Serbia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Members of Hungarian team celebrate their victory over France in their Men's European Handball Championship Group C match in Novi Sad, Serbia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Dutch sailor Laura Dekker throws a rope as she docks her boat in Simpson Bay Marina in St. Maarten, Saturday Jan. 21, 2012. Dekker ended a yearlong voyage aboard her sailboat named "Guppy" that made her the youngest person ever to sail alone around the globe, although Guinness World Records and the World Sailing Speed Record Council did not verify the voyage, saying they no longer recognize records for youngest sailors to discourage dangerous attempts. (AP Photo/Stephan Kogelman)

In this photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals, Ellie-Jean Coffey, of Australia, competes in the Billabong World Junior Championship Gold Coast surfing competition in Burleigh Heads, Australia, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Association of Surfing Professionals, Matt Dunbar)

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