The 1997 Detroit Red Wings post-season was an awesome thing to behold for a fifteen-year-old in West Michigan. That's when the Wings shut out the loathsome Anaheim Mighty Ducks — a hockey team named for a Disney movie about a fictional hockey team led by Emilio Estevez — and ended up taking home the Stanley Cup, which was probably the last decent thing that happened to Detroit...well, except for when they won it again the next year. Still, despite victory after glorious victory, none of those things was the greatest thing about that great NHL season. It wasn't even when the Wings and the Avalanche got in pretty much the greatest hockey brawl of all time in the next series, when the blood flowed so freely it turned the ice a... More >>>