Canadiens vs. Bruins: Bs Outlast Habs in Bedlam at Beantown

February 10th, 2011 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Wow, what a game!

For anyone who didn't watch last night's game, I encourage you to go check out the game highlights at the bottom of this post.

What a match!

The Canadiens and Bruins squared off last night in what was supposed to be a clash of two of the best goaltenders in the league, who happen to play for two of the stingiest teams in the league for goals against.

Instead what we got was some old time rock 'em, sock 'em hockey.

The game started off normal enough with the Bruins scoring two in the first twenty minutes, but the game plan went out the window in the second period. With both teams abandoning their defense-first mentality they left their goaltenders twisting in the wind as the two teams combined for eight, yes eight, second period goals.

As the teams' offense exploded so did their tempers and fights, post-whistle scrums and a little bit chaos took over the game in what seemed more like a classic 80s matchup than one in the post-lockout era.

The goaltenders even got into the action with Tim Thomas skating the length of the ice to engage Carey Price in a light hearted scuffle.

Things got uglier, however, in the dy ...

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