Montreal Police Investigating Zdeno Chara Hit on Max Pacioretty

March 11th, 2011 by Steven Baldassari Leave a reply »
The Bruins have been an exciting team to watch this year, and so have the Montreal Canadiens. When both teams meet, you can be sure that the excitement turns into pure pandemonium. 

On February 9, 2011 there were a slew of brawls that broke out between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. There were approximately 13 fights in total. Even the goaltenders Tim Thomas and Carey Price threw down for a brief wrestling bout. Players from both sides combined to receive 192 penalty minutes.

When Claude Julien was asked what was going on, he said, "I guess it's the intensity of the rivalry has taken over right now."

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The Canadiens squared off with the Bruins again for round two on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. This game, like the first meeting, also had some "fireworks." Tuesday night's Bruins-Habs game took a scary turn late in the second period when Max Pacioretty was carried off on a stretcher after taking a hit from Bruins captain Zdeno Chara.

The hit didn't appear to be administered with the intention of serving up an injury to Pacio ...

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