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SportsMarchand, Eller exchange disses after testy Bruins-Capitals game

14:55  11 january  2019
14:55  11 january  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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After the game , Marchand confirmed that Eller 's celebration was the reason for the fight. The dynamic Boston Bruins pest and the Washington Capitals forward criticized each other after a 4-2 Capitals victory, during which Eller tried to instigate a second-period fight that Marchand refused.

Brad Marchand and Lars Eller chirped each other through the media after a heated Thursday night tilt between their clubs. The dynamic Boston Bruins pest and the Washington Capitals forward criticized each other after a 4-2 Capitals victory, during which Eller tried to instigate a second-period

Marchand, Eller exchange disses after testy Bruins-Capitals game© Steve Babineau / National Hockey League / Getty

Brad Marchand and Lars Eller chirped each other through the media after a heated Thursday night tilt between their clubs.

The dynamic Boston Bruins pest and the Washington Capitals forward criticized each other after a 4-2 Capitals victory, during which Eller tried to instigate a second-period fight that Marchand refused.

"Everyone saw what he is," Eller said postgame, according to The Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan. "There's not a lot of integrity in his game."

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With the Washington Capitals dominating the Bruins 7-0 late in the third period at Capital One Arena, Marchand tried to give his team a bit of spark when he While the jolt, of course, was too little too late, Marchand made his mark when he landed a couple heavy shots to Eller ’s head, which left the Caps

The Bruins winger was not pleased with Eller 's goal celebration in a blowout. by Pete Blackburn. After the game , Marchand confirmed that Eller 's celebration was the reason for the fight. With how quickly Marchand engaged Eller , some felt as though he "jumped" the Capitals forward.

Marchand was ready with a response when asked about it shortly thereafter.

"I really don't feel the need to try to prove anything," he said, according to the Boston Herald's Marisa Ingemi. "He plays 10-12 minutes a night and I'm playing 20."

Eller received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for his role in the sequence.

Marchand had a typically eventful game, jawing with Capitals agitator Tom Wilson after Washington defenseman Dmitry Orlov was hurt in a collision with the Bruins' Ryan Donato.

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