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Top Red Wings moments at Joe Louis Arena

March 26, 1997: In the 1996 Western Conference Finals, Claude Lemieux of the Colorado Avalance hit Red Wing Kris Draper into the boards from behind, breaking his cheek, jaw and orbital bone. On March 26, 1997, the Red Wings got their revenge. Darren McCarty, right, hit Lemieux with a series of blows, as Lemieux fell to the ice and covered his head. A melee ensued.


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Top Red Wings moments at Joe Louis Arena