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Sunday fight night in the NHL: Ref gets loud, Burrows gets crushed

Things escalated quickly on Sunday night in the NHL with two entertaining fights between the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins as well as the Vancouver Canucks and the Buffalo Sabres.

These are not your average fights

Montreal Canadiens' Andrew Shaw and Boston Bruins' Torey Krug were quick to drop their gloves on Sunday night. (@Mkmolnar / Twitter)

Things escalated quickly on Sunday night in the NHL. 

There was no time wasted between Montreal Canadiens' Andrew Shaw and Boston Bruins' Torey Krug. Both players dropped their gloves with less than a minute into the game. 


Assumptions were made based on the fight between Shaw and Krug. 


For those of you who may have forgotten, there may be some tension between the two after Krug landed a massive open-ice hit on Shaw earlier this season. 


But what made this fight even more entertaining was referee Wes McCauley's enthusiasm while announcing the penalty. 


But the drama in Sunday night's action didn't end there.

Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows picked the wrong night to start a fight with Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner.

Why? Well, when you mess with Lehner, you clearly mess with Justin Falk as well. 



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