Zack Kassian picked a fight with the wrong guy.
Kassian confessed Wednesday he was guilty of mistaken identity when he fought Flyers’ defenceman Luke Schenn in the first period of Tuesday night’s 3-2 Vancouver Canucks’ win in Philadelphia.
A smiling Kassian said he was certain it was Schenn who seconds earlier had slammed defenceman Yannick Weber into the side boards. He didn’t learn until after the scrap that it was actually Zac Rinaldo.
It should have been a Zac vs. Zack tilt.
“Should have gone after Rinaldo” Kassian said. “Would have been an easier fight for me I think.”
Kassian did just fine in his fight with Schenn and who knows he might drop the gloves again Thursday night when he returns to play in his former hockey home.
Kassian isn’t expecting any Welcome Back Zack tributes from the Buffalo Sabres when the Canucks meet them in Game 2 of their seven-game road trip. Heck the Sabres didn’t even pay tribute to their former captain Jason Pominville when he visited the othe...