Tampa Bay Lightning defeat Boston Bruins, 4-3

TAMPA - At 9:28 of last night's first period, something took place that hadn't happened for the Bruins in the last eight games.

A fight.

Shawn Thornton took on 6-foot-6-inch, 227-pound Tampa tough guy David Koci, landing a left before being taken down. Later in the first period, after delivering a shot to youngster Steven Stamkos, Mark Stuart tangled with veteran Gary Roberts in a lengthy scrap in which both fighters landed blows.

To coach Claude Julien, it was no...