Things got heated between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, just like a good rivalry game should.
The most memorable sequence happened during the second period, as two of the Habs’ heaviest hitters dropped the gloves. First, Milan Lucic tussled with Brandon Prust:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
If that wasn’t stunning enough, an Alexei Emelin hit on Tyler Seguin angered Zdeno Chara enough to prompt him to fight about 34 seconds later:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
Yikes. Despite those awe-inspiring displays of might, Montreal managed to hang on for a 4-3 regulation win.
Johnny Boychuk and David Desharnais also provided this perfect photographic summary of the teams’ relationship, via Getty:
It almost looks like they’re hugging it out, doesn’t it?