Watch: Tuukka Rask throws haymakers at Lightning's Cory Conacher

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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (Getty Pictures)

The Bruins are a really bodily workforce that not often backs down from a struggle. All of that depth begins with their goalie Tuukka Rask who has helped lead Boston to a forty seven-17-eleven report and a second place standing within the Atlantic Division.

Thursday, Rask confirmed off why he’s the person who units the tone for the Bruins as he exchanged punches with Lightning winger Cory Conacher.

Conacher made a run at the web and fell into it together with Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo. 

Then the Lightning winger stayed within the internet just a little longer than Rask would have favored so he threw just a little punch to get him out. When Conacher did not transfer, Rask began throwing haymakers which resulted in a scrum involving a number of gamers.

Rask’s motion even received Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy up and able to go. The referees stopped what might have been a goalie struggle, however there’s nonetheless loads of recreation left. Who is aware of what occurs the remainder of the sport?

The Bruins went on to defeat the Lightning four-2 and now maintain first place within the Japanese Convention. They’re the primary group to carry the highest spot within the convention aside from Tampa Bay since Oct. 18.

Rask spoke to reporters concerning the incident after the sport.

“The primary interval someone fell on me knee there, and I feel there was no penalty referred to as, there was truly a penalty referred to as on that, after which that one, it simply felt to me that I do not assume our personal D have been leaping on me and I felt like they have been pushing one thing so I simply needed to let him know I am there,” he stated. “As a result of it occurred twice, so I simply jumped in there and threw a pair punches and that is it.”