Late brawls will spark hatred
Thanks to a little release of frustration Thursday night, both series should feature an increase in intensity.
A day after the head coaches lobbed bombs at each other over yapping from the bench and in media sessions, the Flyers and Lightning combined for 62 minutes in penalties with five seconds remaining in the game that was already decided -- a 4-1 victory for Tampa Bay.
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