Things get ugly between Rinaldo, McIlrath in Bruins-Rangers exhibition

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Let’s face it: creating mayhem¬†is essentially Zac Rinaldo‘s job. “Troublemaker” might as well be on his business card.

Tonight’s game between the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers doesn’t count in the standings, yet Rinaldo has been in regular season form, both receiving and giving questionable hits.

Things really started to heat up when he seemingly ran Henrik Lundqvist:

Dylan McIlrath delivered this blow, possibly because of that moment:

People mock what the Bruins gave up for Rinaldo –

– But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the testy forward won’t make an impact, in some form or fashion.

The Bruins and Rangers meet for the first time in the regular season on Nov. 27, so the resentment might settle down … a bit.