It just so happens that one of the year's biggest holidays, St. Patrick's Day, lands on the B's-Flyers March matchup. And if anyone has been in Boston for St. Paddy's Day, they know that a few Jameson and Guinness-fueled donnybrooks tend to break out.
Shawn Thornton, whose mother emigrated from Belfast, Ireland when she was a child, currently leads the NHL in fighting majors with 19. Thornton is a fan-favorite here in Boston because of his pugilistic ways as Black and Gold fans have loved their enforcers even before Gene Tunney defeated Jack Dempsey in "The Long Count Fight."
Many great brawlers have come and gone, but *who is the last Bruins player to lead the NHL in fighting majors?
*Player must have played for the Bruins for entire season, from start to finish.
For a select amount of Bruins games this season, NESN and The Four's will be teaming up to offer B's fans the chance at winning a $50 gift card to The Four's Restaurant and Sports Bar by simply answering a trivia question found at NESN.com/thefours. Questions will be posted at noon every afternoon on the day of a Bruins home game, unless otherwise noted.