Red Wings assistant coach Joey Kocur jaws at Blues bench, throws folding chair during brawl (VIDEO)

It’s safe to say that the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues didn’t care much for each other, and equally safe to assume that most of the animosity was coming from the St. Louis side of things. After all, the Red Wings had beaten the Blues in the playoffs four straight times (1996, 1997, … Read more

Red Wings’ Darren McCarty fights future teammate Joey Kocur

The two future Grind Line members once went at it with one another! Detroit Red Wings forward Darren McCarty and future Grind-Line member Joey Kocur dropped the gloves against one another when the New York Rangers visited Joe Louis Arena in 1993. Of course, Kocur had already once played with Detroit before leaving for the … Read more

One final face off at Joe Louis Arena [Photo]

The Joe Louis Arena will soon be nothing but a memory. On December 12, 1979, the Joe Louis Arena hosted its first event when the University of Michigan squared off against the University of Detroit in a college basketball game. 15 days later, the Detroit Red Wings hosted their first game at the JLA as … Read more

DSN’s interview with 4-time Stanley Cup champion Kirk Maltby

The Stanley Cup winning Detroit Red Wings squads of 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2008 were known for embodying the working class spirit of the Motor City. Perhaps no other lime combination that donned the Winged Wheel exemplified the blue collar attitude of Detroit than the group known as “The Grind Line”. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

OLD TIME HOCKEY! Joey Kocur fights Donald Brashear [VIDEO]

Renowned enforcer Joey Kocur is best known for his time as half of the “Bruise Brothers” from the Detroit Red Wings. (The second half of course being the late legendary enforcer Bob Probert). After his big fighting days early in his career with the Red Wings, he did a stint with the New York Rangers from … Read more