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Battle of Alberta kicks off with Nugent-Hopkins fighting Monahan, Kassian settling the score with Tkachuk

So, who had Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Sean Monahan fighting as the match to kick off this highly touted Battle of Alberta?

Bueller? Bueller? Yeah… that’s what I thought.

Well, a scrap between those two lightweights 16 minutes into the game shot fireworks into what had been a rather stale first frame.

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And 24 seconds later, we got the main card of the night in Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk. Take a look at both scraps below thanks to our friends at HockeyFights.

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