Generally speaking, seeing a top-six-caliber forward fight can be a little nerve-wracking because of injury risks. Every now and then, it might light a fire for that – or both – players.
The St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks may hope for such a situation after Chris Stewart fought Zack Kassian on Friday:
Stewart, 25, only has two points – both assists – in seven games after getting 18 goals in 48 contests last season. Kassian, 22, only has a goal so far this season. Both haven’t scored in a while, either.
This actually isn’t the first time the two have fought each other, either (this post’s main image is obviously from that other fight). They dropped the mitts on March 19, too: