It solely took Ryan Reaves two video games to drop the gloves throughout a New York Rangers sport.
On Thursday night time, Reaves and Minnesota Wild winger Marcus Foligno fought within the third interval of a 6-3 sport.
It was clear who the winner of the brawl was. Reaves landed an uppercut and some blows to the again the pinnacle earlier than officers broke up the struggle.
Reaves then despatched a message to the bench, pointing to his bicep and mouthing the phrases “too sturdy.”
The proper winger hadn’t been in a struggle since March 19 towards Tampa Bay Lightning star Pat Maroon, in accordance with Hockey Fights. Reaves was voted the winner of that brawl. He was solely concerned in three fights final season.
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New York picked up the 7-3 win over Minnesota.
Artemi Panarin had a aim and three assists, and Chris Kreider added two objectives within the win. Vincent Trocheck and Kaapo Kakko added scores.
“I feel they’re a bit rusty,” Rangers coach Gerard Gallant stated of the Wild. “It’s not straightforward to play your first sport.”
New York defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday to start out the season.
The workforce stays on the highway to play the Winnipeg Jets Friday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.