Quebec’s Greg Smyth tries to attack Detroit’s Sergei Fedorov (VIDEO)

Quebec Nordiques defenseman Greg Smyth was likely thanking his lucky stars that then-Detroit enforcer Bob Probert wasn’t playing the night he tried to attack speedy young forward Sergei Fedorov.

Let’s throw it back to the early days of the 1990’s, when Smyth’s actions against Fedorov sparked a brief melee.

We agree with the late great Dave Strader: what was he thinking?