Zac Rinaldo ended the year with a literal bang. After nailing Nathan MacKinnon with a relatively high hit at center ice, rookie defenseman Samuel Girard gives the bruiser some choice words.
Biggest mistake of his life.
Rinaldo sucker punches him and takes him out with the one clean hit to the face. Mackinnon and Erik Johnson come to their teammate's defense, with Johnson ultimately giving Rinaldo an absolute clobbering.
Here's the full sequence.
Rinaldo was ultimately ejected from the game - as a repeat offender, do you believe he should be suspended for his actions?