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 … Read more

Detroit’s Martin Lapointe lands several punches vs. Toronto’s Dave Manson [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 Toronto’s … Read more

Detroit’s Martin Lapointe TKO’s Toronto’s Kris King with single punch (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Martin Lapointe was as tough as they come. Not only did he score timely playoff goals, but he absolutely knew how to throw his weight around, and dropped the gloves to stand up for himself and his teammates. Embed from Getty Images Let’s throw it back to an Original 6 … Read more

Future teammates Martin Lapointe and Brendan Shanahan brawl at Joe Louis Arena (VIDEO)

Brendan Shanahan was a major part of the Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup winning squads of 1997, 1998 and 2002. During his time in the Motor City spanning nine years, he scored hundreds of goals, dropped the gloves plenty of times, and doled out some huge hits – one of the iconic power forwards in … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings defeat Capitals 4-1 to repeat as Cup Champs (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings finished the mission they set out to accomplish following the tragic automobile accident a mere week after raising the Stanley Cup in 1997 – to do it again. Detroit defeated the Washington Capitals 4-1 in the deciding Game 4 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals, winning their second straight championship and … Read more

Dylan Larkin forcing Red Wings to make a very hard decision

We’ve heard it for years: the Detroit Red Wings like to let their prospects “over-ripen” in the minors before calling them up to Detroit. This was the case with many prospects that have worked their way through the system. Tomas Tatar played three years in Grand Rapids before getting his call up. Gustav Nyquist spent three years going back … Read more