Originally written on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 5/5/14

Former Buffalo Sabres winger Maxim Afinogenov was never a fighter when he played in the NHL. With only 486 penalty minutes in 651 career games, his game was more Russian ballerina-like than Vitali Klitschko. But during a recent KHL game, with tennis babe wife Elena Dementieva in a box watching, Afinogenov flexed his muscle and tussled with fellow former NHLer Jiri Novetny.


Afinogenov, in blue, gave up about four inches to Novetny but managed a draw. That didn't impress Dementieva. Was she against Max dropping the gloves? Was not unimpressed by his scrappiness? Priceless camera work by the KHL video men.


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