Found May 15, 2013 on Diehardsport:
San Jose Sharks forward TJ Galiardi was going for a line change after a long shift and skated too closely to the Los Angeles Kings bench.  Kings’ Dustin Brown was the first to impede him after Brown was shoved by Galiardi.  Brown tried to put Galiardi into the Kings bench, but when that didn’t work, Brown held his arm until he decided let him free.  Galiardi was careless with his stick and hit Dustin Penner, who was standing in the bench and decided to grab and hold on to said stick.  When Galiardi finally got that free, he ran into the linesman.  Nothing like running a gauntlet to try and get to the bench after a long shift. [YouTube]

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