Bergeron's fisticuffs show his willingness to compete

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron fights with Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin during the second...

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron fights with Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin during the second period of Game 1 of their NHL Eastern Conference final hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 1, 2013. (REUTERS)

CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:43 PM ET

PITTSBURGH - Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron looked like a guy who had had a rough night at the office.

He had a couple of stitches closing up a cut on the bridge of his nose, a welt over his right eye and some scratches underneath it.

When it was pointed out to Bruins winger Shawn Thornton that Bergeron looked more like Thornton than Thornton does, the enforcer cracked: "Good looking. Extremely good looking.


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