Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/6/13
Johnny Boychuk isn’t interested in paying the piper. Boychuk unleashed an awesome fit of rage on Tuesday night against the Stars and put two members of the Dallas hockey club flat on the TD Garden ice in a span of about five seconds. It started when Erik Cole thought it was a good idea to break the puck out of his zone with his head down. Boychuk pinched in and absolutely popped Cole — sending his stick flying in the process. The hit was clean, but in today’s unwritten hockey rule book, clean hits don’t even go unpunished so Cole’s teammate Vernon Fiddler stepped in to make Boychuk pay for his actions — or so he thought. Boychuk, with Cole staggering to his feet just behind him, saw Fiddler coming and flung off his mitts before tackling the centerman to the ice before he could even get his own gloves off. Check out the series of events below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izSPkG5HwgEFiled under: Boston Bruins, Headlines, John Beattie

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