Could we see a cruiserweight battle in the New York Rangers – Montreal Canadiens series?
Some are wondering as much, as the disdain between Mats Zuccarello and Brendan Gallagher seems to be building. One might assume that Gallagher was the main culprit, but Zuccarello’s knee-to-knee-hit may be the real catalyst.
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You can see that hit (and judge it for yourself) by viewing the video above.
Habs onlookers weren’t happy:
Others wonder if we’ll see an especially rare fight.
It wasn’t the only instance of nastiness between the Rangers and Canadiens so far in Game 1.