Nov 16, 2013, 9:10 PM EDT
There was a bout of nastiness between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres during the second period of Saturday’s game.
Leafs’ forward David Clarkson and Sabres’ forward Steve Ott dropped the gloves early in the period, in a spirited scrap. Ott was able to get in the first real shot, taking Clarkson to the ice. But Clarkson got up before the linesman could break it up and the fight continued.
Clarkson, who had yet to score a goal as a member of the Maple Leafs, despite his seven-year, $36.75 million contract, eventually scored the final takedown near the benches.
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- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 46
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- Report: Trottier to join Sabres’ coaching staff 21
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- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center (45)
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