The Patriots celebrate after Nick Folk missed his late 52-yard field goal attempt late in the 4th quarter of Sunday's game. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Notes and Observations Week 16: Patriots Escape from New York with 17-16 Win; Clinch First Round Bye. Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Win By Less Than a FOOT Panic Mode in Full Effect, Minutemen are Struggling Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots slides as inside linebacker Demario Davis #56 of the New York Jets defends during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) Patriots Survive Gritty Challenge From Jets

Video: Tim Thomas Fights Alex Burrows in Bruins-Canucks Game 4

Tim Thomas, Alex Burrows, Dennis Seidenberg

Tim Thomas isn’t afraid defend his turf. You may remember his check on Henrik Sedin in Game 3. In Game 4, he took it to a whole new level.

Pest Alex Burrows, who famously bit Patrice Bergeron and was not punished for it, was in front of the net on a Canucks power play late in Game 4. The Canucks were already down 4-0 (and lost by that score), so he may have been frustrated. It doesn’t condone his actions, though.

Burrows took his stick and hacked at Thomas’s stick while the puck was behind the net, temporarily jarring it loose. After the puck got cleared away, Thomas slashed Burrows in the leg, starting an all-out brawl in front of the net.

Dennis Seidenberg, Zdeno Chara, and others came to the rescue of their goaltender.

Watch the video:

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , , , , ,

Discussion

One comment for “Video: Tim Thomas Fights Alex Burrows in Bruins-Canucks Game 4”

  1. Live by the sword Die by the sword!

    Posted by Tom trep | June 13, 2011, 4:04 pm

Post a comment