Red Wings’ Martin Lapointe brawls against Coyotes’ Steve Leach [VIDEO]

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Martin Lapointe endeared himself to fans in the Motor City with his hard-nosed play, his knack for scoring key goals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and his willingness to defend his teammates.

Of course, he also was more than happy to drop the gloves when the occasion required, as Phoenix Coyotes right wing Steve Leach found out during a March 1999 game at Joe Louis Arena.

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