Zdeno Chara doesn’t fight very often.

However, the Boston Bruins captain dropped the gloves with Edmonton Oilers forward Patrick Maroon on Friday night in an attempt to raise the emotion of the team.

With the B’s struggling of late, fans had to appreciate Chara’s desire to pick up the team’s energy.

To hear Billy Jaffe break down the importance of Chara’s fight, check out the clip above from “Big Bad Bruins Live.”

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