Radko Gudas Hit Jarome Iginla With a Monster Check So They Fought and Now Boston Loves Iginla

Stephen Douglas

Jarome Iginla made his Boston Bruins debut Thursday night. The 36-year old former Calgary star took a monster check from Tampa Bay’s Radko Gudas. Iginla dropped his gloves and fought Gudas in a fight that saw both players legally lose their helmets. See? The NHL’s new rules are working out great. The important thing is that Bruins won the game, 3-1 and Boston fans now officially like Iginla because he fought.

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