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Flashback: Steve Yzerman brawls and gets some help from Bob Probert

Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman wasn’t known for dropping the gloves in his career, but he knew how to take care of himself.

Let’s throw it back to a 1987 matchup at Joe Louis Arena between Yzerman’s Red Wings and the visiting Buffalo Sabres. Yzerman throws down with Buffalo’s Kevin Maguire, who later got a very stern lesson from the feared late enforcer Bob Probert.

Was there anything better than some old time hockey with some of the game’s greatest legends?

Written by Michael Whitaker

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