Ex-Red Wings forward Damien Brunner attempts to sucker punch opponent (VIDEO)

Damien Brunner had a brief career in the National Hockey League, spending the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season with the Detroit Red Wings; he later suited up for parts of two years with the New Jersey Devils.

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Red Wings fans will remember Brunner most for his dramatic overtime game-winner against the Anaheim Ducks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarter Finals:

Brunner is now suiting up for EHC Biel of the National League in Switzerland, and a recent incident is sure to raise a few eyebrows. Brunner attempted a sucker punch to the head of opponent Erik Brannstrom, though he didn’t connect with much force:

What exactly was going through the mind of the former Red Wings forward here?

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