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Killorn levels Wings rookie Dylan Larkin and a melee ensues.

Some rough stuff after the whistle in Game 1.

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It didn't take long for the round 1 rematch of last year's playoffs to get physical.

Tempers flared on Wednesday night when Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alexander Killorn leveled Red Wings rookie forward Dylan Larkin from behind and sent him tumbling into Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard.

It prompted an immediate reaction from the Red Wings and eventual led to multiple players pairing up for what was mostly pushing and shoving with a few rabbit punches sprinkled in.

Here's a look at the full sequence: