Byfuglien didn't appreciate this and, with his team down 3-0, decided to give Luongo a shot to the mask with his glove, earning a goaltender interference penalty.
By the end of the chaotic line brawl between the teams that followed the incident, there would be 12 additional penalties called, including six 10-minute misconducts and at least one case of catfight-like hair pulling.
The first two players to dance were Chicago's Ben Eager and the Canucks' Kevin Bieksa, in a fight that featured more undressing than a burlesque show and one very stiff pop to the face by Eager that sent Bieksa to the ice. The linesmen would break it up, but not befire Bieksa left some blood on the Chicago ice after the fight.
Then, Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith and Vancouver's Alex Burrows had a skirmish which saw Keith apply a headlock and Burrows grab a lock of Keith's hair -- refusing to let go even as the two tumbled to the ice. So not only is Burrows one of the NHL's greatest pests, but he evidently learned how to fight by watching "Mean Girls."
While it didn't escalate to an all-parties-involved melee, it didn't lack for entertainment:
"I had Eager originally and I didn't think anything was happening and looked over my shoulder and I saw Burish going after Henrik, so I just tried to get in there to try and get him," O'Brien said. "I guess Eager went around and got Juice [Bieksa]."
Earning misconducts were Chicago's Eager, Cam Barker, Keith and Burish; as well as Vancouver's O'Brien and Bieksa. Perhaps the most important thing earned in the game: Two points in the standings for Vancouver, with a 4-0 win; tying them with fourth-place Chicago in the Western Conference playoff race.