On This Date 4/20/1984
The Quebec Nordiques faced a must-win Game 6, trailing the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in the Adams Division Finals. The game goes from hockey to a battle royal as an ugly bench-clearing brawl ends the second period. After intermission, the fight resumes during the third-period warmup leading to 11 ejections and 252 penalty minutes. The Canadiens would score five goals in the third period to win the game 5-3 and clinch the series.