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Lightning score while Rask loses a skate blade, is promptly furious it wasn’t blown dead

Hard to make a save while you’re on one leg.

Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game One Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Round Two has already been a whirlwind for Boston.

A goal was waived off earlier in the game and put Tampa on a power play, and then Tuukka Rask under pressure lost a skate blade, and promptly got scored on as he was both trying to get to the center of the net and also trying to get the Referee’s attention:

Rask subsequently lost his mind, which we know tends to mean he throws stuff. Which meant he tossed the equivalent of a kitchen knife at the referees...and nobody reacted. Hockey is a weird sport.

Regrettably for the team and for Rask himself, the rulebook doesn’t have anything that could govern this particular situation.

Annoying, something that definitely needs to be amended (at least in my opinion), but regardless, the game is now 3-2 at the end of 40.

Here’s hoping the officiating gets better over the last 20.