In one corner, you have David Backes, a player so agitating that it’s surprising he isn’t goaded into a fight more often.
In the other: Nazem Kadri, a guy who has some fire to his game, but you wouldn’t necessarily expect him to drop the mitts.
The St. Louis Blues and Toronto Maple Leafs are engaging in a pretty interesting contest on Saturday, as the Buds currently hold the lead. That fight above might be more surprising than Toronto’s current lead, though.
It wasn’t the only noteworthy clip of the contest, as Steve Ott seemed to be hurt pretty badly here:
He won’t return because of that lower-body injury.