They have won 11 Stanley Cups, had many all-time greats such as Gordie Howe and Steve Yzerman and are currently riding a playoff streak that spans 21 seasons.
However, the Red Wings have also had some of the NHL’s toughest, most feared fighters suit up for them.
From the glory years in the 1940s and '50s to the down times in the '70s and '80s. And, through the intense rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche in the late '90s, the Red Wings have always had a player or two who would drop the gloves.
With that said, there are a few who stand out above the others. These are the top 10 fighters in Red Wings history.