Detroit’s Brendan Shanahan throws down against Colorado’s Adam Foote [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche formed one of the greatest rivalries in the history of sports with their legendary battles on the ice. Following the 1996-97 season that saw Detroit extract revenge on Colorado during the infamous “Fight Night at the Joe” as well as a six-game playoff win, there was still plenty … Read more

Red Wings’ Brendan Shanahan destroys Calgary’s Jarome Iginla’s face [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames aren’t exactly historical rivals, but they both featured players who knew how to rough it up and drop the gloves! We’re throwing it back to January of 2001 at Calgary’s Penngrowth Saddledome, when Red Wings forward Brendan Shanahan threw down with Calgary future captain Jarome Iginla, who needed … Read more

Flashback to when Brendan Shanahan described legendary Red Wings brawl vs. Avalanche [VIDEO]

Every Detroit Red Wings fan remembers the legendary “Fight Night at the Joe” on March 26, 1997, against the hated Colorado Avalanche. Detroit was still seething from the previous year’s playoff series, in particular at Avalanche forward Claude Lemieux for his dirty hit from behind that rearranged Kris Draper’s face. The Avalanche had defeated the … Read more

Red Wings’ Brendan Shanahan destroys Jarome Iginla’s face (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames aren’t exactly historical rivals, but they both featured players who knew how to rough it up and drop the gloves! We’re throwing it back to January of 2001 at Calgary’s Penngrowth Saddledome, when Red Wings forward Brendan Shanahan threw down with Calgary future captain Jarome Iginla, who needed … Read more

Red Wings’ Brendan Shanahan brawls with former Michigan State Spartan Jim Cummins (VIDEO)

The notable rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche has enough material to fill several novels worth of reading! However, one figure that wasn’t prominently figured into the hatred between the two sides was Avalanche forward Jim Cummins, who hailed from Dearborn, MI. The hard nosed forward played college hockey at Michigan State … Read more