FLASHBACK: Bob Probert brawls with Keith Primeau in practice!

Sometimes, emotions boil over - even against teammates!

Michael Whitaker

Over the course of a hockey season, there are certainly intense moments both on and off the ice - even sometimes between teammates.

Emotions can boil over in practice, which is what happened at Joe Louis Arena in January of 1994 between Detroit Red Wings teammates Bob Probert and Keith Primeau, which according to players resulted from a practical joke:


Of course, Shawn Burr described it as nothing more than regular hijinks between two brothers and that things would soon return back to normal. 

"It was just two brothers fighting and nothing more. They'll be out feeding their faces together later."


Probert would later suit up for the Chicago Blackhawks, while Primeau would be traded as part of a package to acquire Brendan Shanahan in 1996.