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David Pastrnak sends a warning to Matthew Tkachuk ahead of game 3


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Austin Sabourin
May 9, 2024  (0:08)
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David Pastrnak and Matthew Tkachuk fighting
Photo credit: The Skate Pod

Wednesday night's game between the Florida Panthers and the Boston Bruins was memorable not just for the Panthers' decisive 6-1 victory, which evened the series at one game apiece, but for the intense on-ice drama that unfolded.

The game escalated in the third period, culminating in a heated fight between star players Matthew Tkachuk and David Pastrnak, contributing to a total of 136 penalty minutes.
The conflict ignited when both players, after a brief consultation with their respective benches, dropped the gloves at center ice and exchanged a series of heavy punches.
Tkachuk, spurred on by encouragement from his father in the stands, landed a solid punch on Pastrnak, who, despite being shaken, continued to engage until the referees intervened.
Post-game, Pastrnak was forthright about the altercation, stating,
"I'm not afraid of him (Tkachuk), I can take a punch.»

This remark sets the stage for further intensity as the series shifts to Boston for the next two games, signaling that the rivalry and tensions are likely to continue.
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