Canucks take Game 2, combine for over 100 PIMs in brawl with Flames (Video)

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For all intents and purposes, Game 2 between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames was a letdown compared to the last 30-second heroics of Game 1. 

At least is was for 58:43 of the game.

This should have been a story about Eddie Lack needing only 22 saves to earn his first ever Stanley Cup playoff win, and the Canucks first win on home-ice in the playoffs since 2011. Instead, it's now a story about a massive line brawl at the end of a 4-1 game.

Get cozy, this is going take a while. From our friends at Sportsnet:

Everyone loves a good line brawl, especially in the playoffs.

The penalties that resulted from the brawl ended up being the story of the night. As of publication, the NHL boxscore shows the following:

VAN/CGY Penalties
VAN/CGY Penalties

No one seems to be sure if this is official or even remotely accurate. Although, according to Darren Dreger, the officiating supervisor for this series, Rob Schick, has given it a once over.

So, for his efforts Deryk Engelland earned 42 minutes in penalties. Now according to NHL Rule 23.3, the multiple game misconducts should earn Engelland an automatic seat in the pressbox for Game 3.

But then again, this is the NHL and nothing is never as it seems. Bob McKenzie of TSN tries to make sense of it all:

 Say whaa?

Okay... take us to school, Bob!

 It just can't be easy, can it? On the bright side, at least Chris Neil isn't around to threaten vigilante justice in this series.

We'll keep you updated as the story continues to develop.

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