BOSTON — In his first extended stint in the NHL, Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Hunwick has registered a lot of career firsts.
Today in the third period of the Bruins’ 5-1 win over Carolina at TD Banknorth Garden, he broke the seal with his inaugural fight in the NHL. It all started when he leveled Carolina forward Justin Williams at the red line. In an ensuing scrum, Williams made sure to find Hunwick, who decked the Hurricanes veteran with a right hook. Here’s a look at the hit and the fight:
After the game, Hunwick was proud of his accomplishment. (more…)