Charlie McAvoy attempted to throw the body early in the first period against the Capitals.
Unfortunately for him, he chose the wrong Capitals player to pick on: Garnet Hathaway.
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As Hathaway skated the puck to the red line, McAvoy lined him up for a hit. Hathaway was ready though and sent him flying into the Bruins bench.
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McAvoy would go down the tunnel to the locker room briefly but returned minutes later. He would end up getting the secondary assist on Brad Marchand’s first-period goal.
As for Hathaway, it marked the second big bodycheck of the two-game series against the Bruins this week.
Coming into tonight’s game, Hathaway sat 16th in the league in hits with 67.
Screenshot courtesy of NBC Sports Washington
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