Friday’s Game 2 saw the teams combine for 119 penalty minutes. Of the 27 total penalties assessed, 14 were handed out during a melee near the Lightning net with less than one minute remaining in the third period.
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Justin Abdelkader was the most animated player involved in the fracas. The Red Wings forward lost his temper and bloodied up Lightning winger Mike Blunden with damaging ground-and-pound punches that Mark “The Hammer” Coleman could be proud of.
Abdelkader was given a fighting major and game misconduct for wailing on Blunden, but does he deserve even more punishment? Watch the video above and have your say below.