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Brandon Prust runs puck-playing Ben Bishop

03/16/2015 at 11:28pm EDT

I (George) have some strong feelings about both of the players engaging in shenanigans here, so I'm going to let the Hockey News's Adam Proteau tell this story...

Montreal Canadiens winger Brandon Prust is known around the league as a player who plays “on the edge”. Monday night against Tampa Bay, he appeared to go over that edge on a questionable hit from behind on Bolts goalie Ben Bishop that could earn him a date with the NHL’s discipline department.

The Lightning had a 3-0 lead on the Habs in the second period when the puck came around the boards toward the back of Bishop’s net. The goalie came out to play the puck, and Prust skated right into his back, knocking Bishop headfirst into the boards when Prust just as easily could’ve pulled up or avoided the collision: (video via SportsNetCanada)

And he continues, discussing Prust's previous "run-ins" with the NHL's Department of Player Safety.. Prust got 2 minutes for goaltender interference in a game the Lightning won 4-2...

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