Watch Tuukka Rask Ignite Bruins-Lightning Melee With Series Of Punches

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask has no problem standing his ground and defending his crease.

In the second period of the Boston Bruins’ matchup with the Tampa Bay Lighting on Thursday, Bolts forward Cory Conacher hung around in the Bruins’ goalmouth a little longer than Rask had the patience for.

So how did the B’s goaltender respond? By stepping up to Conacher and plastering him with a handful of punches before all hell broke loose between the two teams.

You can watch Rask show off his boxing skills and bring the TD Garden crowd to its feet here.

As manifested by this skirmish, the intensity is at an all-time high when these two Atlantic Division rivals meet.

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