Max Domi Collides with Jeremy Swayman, Bruins Displeased

Max Domi collides with Jeremy Swayman during commercial break

During Game 3 of the 2024 NHL Playoffs match-up between the Leafs and Bruins, an unexpected collision occurred between Max Domi and Jeremy Swayman, the Bruins’ goaltender, during a routine intermission.

As players from both teams headed to their benches for a brief break, Domi, skating back to the Leafs’ bench, collided with Swayman, who was focused on his positioning and unaware of Domi’s approach. The collision sent Swayman to the ice, prompting displeasure from the Bruins’ bench.

While Swayman quickly recovered, the Bruins’ players expressed their frustration with the incident, seeing it as an unnecessary disruption. Domi continued without acknowledging the collision, leaving tensions simmering between the two teams.

Despite the disruption, the Bruins went on to win the game, taking a 2-1 series lead in the first round of the 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. As the game resumed, both teams refocused on the task at hand, with the incident serving as a brief interruption in the pursuit of victory.

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