Brutal NHL Hit Leads To An Immediate Fight

David Hookstead | Contributor

A brutal hit instigated a massive fight during the Monday night game between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Lightning forward J.T. Brown hammered Islanders center John Tavares with a likely legal but rough hit, and then the chaos began. (SLIDESHOW: 12 TIMES SPORTS PUNDIT KRISTINE LEAHY LOOKED ABSOLUTELY STUNNING)

Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield dropped the gloves and immediately started throwing punches to retaliate for his teammate. (SLIDESHOW: These Photos Are Proof That Carrie Underwood Is The Most Stunning NHL WAG)

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Another classic example of something you don’t see in other professional sports leagues. Brown gambled by throwing a big hit on a star player and instantly pays the price. Hockey guys just out there making hockey plays.

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