Stephen Gionta’s gnarly spear on Mark Borowiecki

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Video is not yet available of Stephen Gionta‘s nasty spear on Mark Borowiecki, but it will be added to this post when it is.

It was a pretty ugly moment, as Borowiecki delivered a questionable blow to start things off and Gionta did … not respond kindly.

Interestingly, the Ottawa Senators are set to get a five-minute power play from the exchange, as the New Jersey Devils were the only ones penalized. That could be a real game-changer in a tight contest.

Stephanie (aka “My Regular Face”) provided two angles of the incident in GIF form:

Generally speaking, spearing infractions draw suspensions rather than fines. How would you handle the situation?