Dad won't let daughter watch Avalanche-Blackhawks fight

But the daughter still snuck a look anyway.

A dad shields his daughter from the brawl. 

Sheldon Brookbank and Cody McLeod gave fans a close-up look at hockey fighting when they brawled along the boards during Wednesday's Chicago Blackhawks-Colorado Avalanche game.

It was a little too close for one rinkside dad, though.

As Brookbank and MacLeod traded blows, television cameras caught one spectator -- a Blackhawks fan who was in Denver, in fact -- shielding his young daughter's eyes from the brutality taking place in front of them.

Check it out how the moment unfolded in the GIF below (courtesy of CSN Chicago):

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