Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 2/1/13
This shortened season has already provided us with a multitude of fights from the Bruins — almost double the amount of fights they had last year — but the question remains if this is a trend that will remain consistent or if the altercations will decrease. It is hard to say if the spike in clashes is due to extra energy the guys have from the lockout or if it is a result of teams toughening up, like Buffalo. But whatever the reason may be, the B’s concern lies in whether this could eventually wear their team down. The Bruins typically share the responsibility to prevent getting burnt out as Shawn Thornton, Milan Lucic, Gregory Campbell and Adam McQuaid have all dropped the gloves this season, and so far the fighting seems to be paying off for the team. Check out the video above to see if the crew of The Intigators thinks the high number of fights will continue throughout the rest of the season.

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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