The Red Wings and Darren McCarty have reminded us that today marks the 16th anniversary of, "The Brawl in Hockeytown," and in honor of "Turtle Day" (via RedWingsFeed), 97.1 the Ticket's Jamie Samuelssen offers five facts about the game that might surprise you:
1) Joe Kocur missed the game because of the flu. If there was one game in his career that Joe Kocur would have wanted to play in, it was that one.
2) Mickey Redmond missed the brawl because he was in the elevator heading down for a between period interview. If there was one fight in his career that Mickey Redmond would have wanted to call, it was that one.
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