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Claude Giroux thinks his coach could beat up Dustin Byfuglien

Dustin Byfuglien is 29. He's listed at 6-foot-5, 260 pounds.

Craig Berube is 49. In his playing days, he was listed at 6-foot-1, 210 pounds.

Flyers center Claude Giroux thinks his coach, Berube, could beat Byfuglien in a fight. 

"I don’t know if Byfuglien and Chief are going to fight tonight," Giroux said Thursday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, "but I would like to see that."

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"I would go with my coach, I think," Giroux said when asked to pick a winner. "He’s due for a good fight."

Byfuglien and Berube got in a shouting match after the Flyers and Jets met in December, but no punches were thrown. 

They'll have a chance for a rematch on Thursday, but neither party seems keen on trading blows. 

"I’m too old for that stuff," said Berube, who was bit of a fighter in his day. "He’s too big."

- Dan Gartland