An Early Classic

| John Chandler

Thanks to Pittsburgh picking up Eric Godard after the departure of Georges Laraque this past summer, the rivalry between the Penguins and Flyers doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last season. In what will likely be the first of many meetings this season, Godard dropped the gloves with Riley Cote for the first time in four years last night and the two engaged in a toe-to-toe battle that quickly became a surefire “Fight of the Year” candidate.

Tuesday evening also featured a trio of fights in the West. Flames captain Jarome Iginla fought for the second time in four days, taking on Cody McCormick. The heavyweights were also in action during the first period of DucksKings: fan-favorite George Parros tangled with Raitis Ivanans and veteran Brad May locked horns with Matt Greene.

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Riley Cote vs Eric Godard Oct 14, 2008
Brad May vs Matt Greene Oct 14, 2008
George Parros vs Raitis Ivanans Oct 14, 2008
Cody McCormick vs Jarome Iginla Oct 14, 2008

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