Video: Prust fights goalie Bishop, leads to larger scrum

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Goaltender fights are rare enough, but you almost never see a forward start to trade blows with a netminder.

That’s what happened this afternoon when things got heated between Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop and Montreal’s Brandon Prust. The referees naturally broke things up quickly, but other players started to get in on the action.

You can see the incident below:

Both goaltenders, Bishop and Montreal’s Carey Price, ended up getting two minutes for leaving the crease. Prust was also handed a minor for unsportsmanlike conduct.

The two players that actually ended up with the worst of it were the Canadiens’ George Parros and Lightning’s Radko Gudas as both of them received 10-minute misconducts.