The Florida Panthers' 12-game winning streak came to an end on Monday night, and then they nearly found themselves in a bench-clearing brawl with the Vancouver Canucks.
Referee Tim Peel couldn't get out of the way in time on Friday night and ended up getting sandwiched between two players.
Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust was ejected on Saturday night for spearing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand right in the groin.
The NHL is expected to meet with Alex Burrows in Toronto Friday over accusations that he made disparaging comments to Jordin Tootoo that Tootoo felt crossed the line during Sunday's game between the Canucks and Devils.
Jordin Tootoo was angry even though his New Jersey Devils earned a big win Sunday. According to the Devils forward, Canucks forward Alex Burrows made personal comments to Tootoo during a penalty box argument.
Brandon Prust is out injured right now, but he wanted to express his displeasure with New Jersey Devils forward Bobby Farnham's antics after his scrap with Canucks rookie Jake Virtanen.

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