Steve Mason gets into it with Brian Gionta, Brendan Gallagher

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Dear NHL: The Philadelphia Flyers goaltenders are not afraid to fight you.

If we've learned anything about the Philadelphia Flyers goaltenders this season it's that they're not afraid to get physical, whether the opponent wants it or not.

Just after the final horn in their 2-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, Steve Mason found himself in a scrum with Brian Gionta and Brendan Gallagher. It didn't take long for things to get heated.

It also resulted in quite the picture with the Flyers' dads after the game.

So in other words, just another day at the office for a Philadelphia Flyers goalie.

Earlier this season Ray Emery made headlines when he raced the length of the ice and pummeled Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby -- who wanted no part of Emery -- in a 7-0 loss.

Let that be a lesson to the rest of the NHL: If you're going to mess with a goalie, make sure it's not one that plays for the Flyers.

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