Vancouver Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson takes a questionable run at Boston Bruins centerman Frank Vatrano during tonight’s game and drills him from behind resulting in a 5 minute major for boarding.
Bruins Tim Schaller immediately responds and comes to his teammates aid and drops the gloves with Gudbranson.
Erik Gudbranson boards Frank Vatrano, Tim Schaller steps in and fights him pic.twitter.com/FzQwtk5xuw
— Marina Molnar (@mkmolnar) October 19, 2017
Gudbranson receives 20 minutes in penalties and tossed out of the game:
- 5 minute major – boarding
- 5 minute major – fighting
- 10 minute game misconduct
Bruins power play responds with 3 goals during the major to storm out to a 4-1 lead.
Bergeron has 2 assists in his season debut.
Vatrano has returned late in the first period.