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Fights: Salvador brawls with Roussel, Gudas and Byfuglien grapple

New Jersey Devils v Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, FL - MARCH 29: Radko Gudas #75 of the Tampa Bay Lightning fights with a New Jersey Devils player during the first period of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 29, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

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There were at least two fights of note on Friday, although the super-heavyweight battle could probably be better described as “grappling.”

First, the more brutal one: New Jersey Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador seemed to get the best of Dallas Stars pest Antoine Roussel (via Hockey Fights):

When you hear “Dustin Byfuglien versus Radko Gudas,” you get images of Godzilla vs. King Kong and other bouts of earth-shattering proportions. The Winnipeg Jets’ enormous rover and Tampa Bay Lightning’s monstrous defenseman didn’t fight for very long, yet it’s still quite the sight (also via Hockey Fights):

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