The Stanley Cup Playoffs are a time when teams need to come together, and the Ottawa Senators are doing just that.
Later, Chris Neil challenged Boyle as well, making him pay further for going after the Senators' young superstar defenseman.
Bertuzzi made him answer for his actions and challenged him to a fight in the next game. Weber dropped his gloves.
Before the playoffs started, an incident occurred including two other playoff teams that are involved in a series.
In the next game, Philadelphia's Harry Zolnierczyk fought Vitale. Though Zolnierczyk might be the Flyers' worst fight and he did terrible, it was good for him to stand up for his teammate.
Often times the NHL rules do nothing to protect players, leaving it to the players to take care of business.
Fans should be happy with the players who tried.
Jason Sapunka covers the NHL and Philadelphia Flyers. He is available on Twitter for updates, analysis and commentary.