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Alex Burrows Bites Patrice Bergeron? Canuck Denies Biting Bruins Center (VIDEO)

06/02/2011 08:26 am ET | Updated Aug 02, 2011

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals took a bizarre turn at the end of the first period when Vancouver's Alex Burrows appeared to bite Bruins center Patrice Bergeron.

A big scrum broke out behind the Bruins net and replays showed Bergeron's right index finger enter Burrows' mouth. The Canucks winger looked as if he bit down on Bergeron's finger before they were separated.

Burrows received a double-minor penalty for roughing and Bergeron was given a roughing minor.

"Oh yeah, he did. He cut me a little bit on my finger," Bergeron said after the game. "I'm not going to be here and complain about it. I'll let the league do its job, but he sure did."

Burrows, however, denied biting his opponent.

"I don't think so. I think he had his finger in my mouth. I don't think I bit him," Burrows said. "He put his hand up, he put it in the other guy's face, and a finger got in my mouth. That's what happened."

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