ESPN releases teaser for documentary on Avalanche-Red Wings rivalry
The premiere date is not yet known but will be sometime in June.
The documentary will feature interviews from Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy, Adam Foote, Mike Ricci, Marc Crawford, Steve Yzerman, Brendan Shanahan, Mike Vernon, Kris Draper, Darren McCarty, Vladimir Konstantinov, and Scotty Bowman.
The Avalanche and Red Wings met in the playoffs five times between 1996 and 2002 and combined to win five Stanley Cups during that seven-year span.
The rivalry took off in the 1996 Western Conference Final when Claude Lemieux broke Draper's jaw and orbital bone with a hit from behind into the boards. The two teams engaged in one of the most famous brawls in NHL history the following season.
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