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Video: Sens-Habs game spirals out of control

May 5, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT

Even before Sunday’s Game 3, many would argue that the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators earned the early mark for “most intense first-round series.” Things really boiled over once it became clear that the Senators had full control of tonight’s game, however, as you can see from this over-the-top brawl:

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Want more? That’s awfully bloodthirsty of you:

Here’s an NHL.com box score screen cap that captures a ridiculous third period full of penalties (click to zoom in):

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… And there have been more skirmishes since then. Yikes.

So many players were ejected from the game that Daniel Alfredsson ended up playing on “defense” with Erik Karlsson at one point in the final frame.

Update: the two teams combined for 236 PIM.

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