Russian defender of the National Hockey League (NHL) Tampa Bay Lightning Mikhail Sergachev had a fight with Florida Panthers forward Brian Boyle. The video of the moment was published on the SPORTSNET YouTube channel.
The incident occurred during a test match between teams ahead of the resumption of the season. The Russian and the American threw off their gloves, struck each other several blows, after which they were separated by the judges. The meeting ended with a score of 5: 0 in favor of Tampa.
In March, the NHL draw was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. In May it became known that the championship is planned to be resumed in the format of the extended Stanley Cup. His matches will be held in two cities.