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Gary Bettman issues a warning to Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins

Published May 10, 2024 at 3:07 PM

The Boston Bruins and the Florida Panthers have started their series off with major fireworks. Today NHL commissioner Gary Bettman warned both teams to keep themselves in check.

Game 2 of the series between the Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers was wild. Fights and goals galore in Game 2 led to a major brawl between the two sides.

Pat Maroon earned a 10-minute misconduct and will miss the rest of Game 2

Pastrnak asked permission to fight Tkachuk

Pasta messed around and found out

Bruins Panthers Brawl

Teams hate each other after 2 games

Now heading into Game 3 of the series the NHL and Gary Bettman apparently sent a warning message to both teams. The officials have been told to call the game tighter and stop any extracurricular activities.

Game 3 tonight between Florida and Boston. Game 2 certainly had a nasty tone to it amplified by the Pastrnak/Tkachuk scrap. Both clubs have been told by the NHL this series will be heavily scrutinized moving forward.

With the series tied 1-1 each team will be trying to get an advantage and take a big series lead. This likely will lead to a ton more intensity and potential fights between the two sides.
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Gary Bettman issues a warning to Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins

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