Found February 27, 2013 on Outside the Boxscore:
Normally, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phanuef doesn't turn down an invitation to fight an opponent but earlier tonight against the Montreal Canadiens, he did just that. In the second period of play, Phanuef got tangled up with Montreal's Brandon Prust who seemed intent on starting a fight with him. Dion rebuked the attempt and skated away from it:

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