Take Town: Let the Florida Panthers-Boston Bruins hatred flow through you
Not sure why I'm surprised it didn't take more than two games (and, I suppose, a blowout) for a series featuring Matthew Tkachuk, Brad Marchand, Tyler Bertuzzi, Garnet Hathaway, and probably five or six other extremely annoying players to turn nasty.
But I'm glad it did.
Playoff hockey is better when teams can't stand each other and all the pushing and shoving, jaw-jacking, postgame screaming, etc., has me hyped for Bruins/Panthers Game 3 tomorrow night. Going back to the lower seed's building with a tied series — even in a round where you have one team that finished 43 points higher in the standings than the other — shouldn't really be a surprise. Hockey's random, these things happen, etc.
However, the fact that it really feels a lot more acrimonious in no small part because the Bruins proba
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