Boston Bruins defeat Carolina Hurricanes, 5-1

The instant after Matt Hunwick crunched Justin Williams with a questionable open-ice hit late in the second period, the Bruins rookie defenseman understood that the Hurricanes would be seeking retribution.

"As soon as I made that hit, I knew I'd basically have to fight," said the four-year University of Michigan standout.

After giving the Bruins a fight in the game's opening minutes, the Hurricanes were done in by some soft goaltending from Cam Ward and a subsequent ...