Posted September 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
Buffalo Sabres tough guy John Scott was looking for a fight. The Toronto Maple Leafs weren't happy when he picked Phil Kessel as his opponent. Kessel, who had scored twice in the Leafs' 5-3 preseason win Sunday night, is 6-foot even, and Scott is 6-8. The two aren't even close to being in the same weight class and Kessel wasn't inclined to get involved. Kessel backtracked and swung his stick a few times at Scott as several teammates rushed in. ''It was pretty stupid, right? He said he was going to jump me,'' Kessel said. ''What are you going to do? He's a big boy so if he's coming after me, what are you going to do?'' The incident came with 10 minutes left in the game and set off a line brawl and a goalie fight between the Leafs' Jonathan Bernier and the Sabres' Ryan Miller. It came right after a fight between Toronto's Jamie Devane and Buffalo's Corey Tropp . ''That guy's a big guy, 6-foot-5,'' Sabres coach Ron Rolston said. ''And (Tropp's) a smaller guy, but certainly a batt...
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