Kassian and Tkachuk drop the gloves to settle the score

Here we go, baby!

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After a mostly sleepy first period of hockey, The Battle of Alberta is alive and well, baby!

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Calgary Flames forward Sean Monahan elected to drop the gloves and ramp things up!

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And then... THE MAIN EVENT!

Big Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk FINALLY drop the gloves and even things up:

It's worth noting that Flames forward Zac Rinaldo was shouting "I'M NEXT!" at Kassian as Kassian was escorted off the ice by officials. Line 'em up, boys! Let's gooooo!