Flames, Oilers fans raise nearly $20,000 for charity after Tkachuk-Kassian skirmish
From fighting in the latest edition of the Battle of Alberta came some philanthropy, as Calgary and Edmonton fans made duelling donations as a result of the Zack Kassian-Matthew Tkachuk skirmish from Saturday.The Battle of Alberta got nasty on Saturday as Oilers forward Zack Kassian and Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk traded barbs during Calgary's 4-3 win over Edmonton.
One Flames fan appears to have raised enough money through a GoFundMe page to put billboards in Edmonton of Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk after an incident on Saturday between him and Oilers forward Zack Kassian. “After the recent events that took place during the Flames /Oilers game on
www.bardown.com/ flames - fans -have- started -a- gofundme - to - to - put - up -matthew- tkachuk - billboards - in - edmonton But who gets to decide if the billboard will have a chicken or a turtle on it?? # or maybe room for flames fans really do talk a lot about a team/city they claim to hate. couldn't be me.
The battle of Alberta is heating up.
Following the recent incident involvingwinger and forward , a fan has started a GoFundMe campaign to put up billboards of Tkachuk around Edmonton.
"We have decided that Edmonton deserves to see much more of Matthew Tkachuk. So we are raising funds to place multiple billboards around the city of Edmonton with just Tkachuk's face on them (and for ALS)," thereads.
The campaign has already surpassed its goal of $2,500. The organizer said they'll be contacting the Flames to get approval to put up the billboards.
Kassian was handed aMonday for the incident and will be eligible to return Jan. 29 against the Flames.
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Flames' Tkachuk attempting to distance himself from feud with Kassian, Oilers .
TORONTO — Matthew Tkachuk tried to pour cold water on his feud with Zack Kassian. It didn't really work. After not speaking to reporters following Wednesday's practice, the Calgary Flames' star winger and resident agitator made it clear some 24 hours later he once again wouldn't be answering questions concerning the continued fallout from Saturday's heated game with the Edmonton Oilers. "We're not talking about them right now," Tkachuk saidIt didn't really work.