Leafs-Habs Boils Over, Grabovski in the clear
02-11-2013 02:46 PM
notched a blowout win over the Habs
on Saturday night and tensions escalated in the third period as Toronto ran away with the game.
At the start of the period, Brandon Prust
dropped the gloves and met Mark Fraser
at center ice in an attempt to swing the momentum for Montreal. As was the theme for the night, Fraser mounted more offense in a bout that took place primarily in the spin cycle. Six minutes later, Mike Kostka
grappled with Brendan Gallagher
after Gallagher knocked Dion Phaneuf
into James Reimer. It was the first NHL regular season fight for both players.
Things intensified after another Toronto goal. Colton Orr
took a run at Tomas Plekanec
. Orr was greeted by Rene Bourque
and Bourque was promptly dropped to the ice with a right hand, earning Orr a trip to the locker room. Away from the scrum, Josh Gorges
did his best to hold his own against Frazer McLaren
However, the biggest story out of the game came out of a scrum in between fights, during which Max Pacioretty
is claiming that Mikhail Grabovski
bit him on the wrist. Grabovski met with the league today and will not be disciplined
due to a lack of evidence.
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