The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs played an old-school hockey game Thursday night, leading to lighter pockets for a pair of skaters.

Bruins forward Charlie Coyle was fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the NHL-NHLPA CBA, for cross-checking Maple Leafs forward (and former teammate) Tyler Bertuzzi. Toronto’s Jake McCabe was fined the same amount for cross-checking Boston’s Brad Marchand

Yes, it was that type of game.

Coyle was called for a pair of penalties on the play, which occurred five minutes into the second period. He went to the box for four minutes, picking up high-sticking and slashing penalties by catching Bertuzzi up high. McCabe was also called for a penalty, though he didn’t just hit Marchand.

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The B’s ended up taking home the victory, pushing their winning streak against the Leafs to seven games.

The Bruins and Maple Leafs are lined up to take part in a first-round playoff series, with Boston already gearing up for the postseason. If it does happen that the two rivals meet, we should be in for a physical series.

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