The fireworks started early in Wednesday night's Bruins-Capitals game as Zdeno Chara and Tom Wilson went at it in the first period.

Wilson cross-checked Chara, which is never a bright idea, and the 6-foot-9 B's captain made him pay.

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Watch Chara and Wilson drop the gloves below:

Wilson definitely held his own, but it's safe to say Chara unsurprisingly was the victor in this one.

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