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Joey Kocur

Born:December 21, 1964Draft:1983 Red Wings 88th Overall
Hometown:Kelvington, SaskatchewanPosition:Right Wing
Known For:The Grind LineShoots:Right
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:Retired

Joseph George “Joey” Kocur (born December 21, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He is best known for his activities as a fighter and enforcer, as well as being one half of the “Bruise Brothers” with then- Detroit Red Wings teammate Bob Probert, during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Joe Kocur Detroit Red Wings
Joe Kocur, Detroit Red Wings (Elsa Hasch /Allsport)

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  • Stanley Cup Winner, as player (1994, 1997, 1998)
  • Stanley Cup Winner, as video coach (2002)
  • National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame (2016)