With his team down 2-1 in the opening period, Martin was looking to give his guys a boost. So he shoved Noesen before a faceoff and then steamrolled Brian Gibbons into the boards. That’s when Noesen decided he was fed up of Martin, and the two went at it.
The referees ultimately decided to give Noesen two minutes for instigating because they felt Martin’s hit on Gibbons was clean.
Martin probably won the fight, but he’s done this a few more times than Noesen has.
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