Red Wings favorite Darren McCarty drops the gloves against Krzysztof Oliwa (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Darren McCarty built a reputation for the unbridled use of his fists to make a point, and in doing so provided some of the greatest memories in team history.

Let’s throw it back to the 1998-99 season when the New Jersey Devils paid a visit to Joe Louis Arena, and McCarty went head to head with fellow tough-guy Krzysztof Oliwa: