Stephen Gionta’s gnarly spear on Mark Borowiecki


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?