The anecdotes that he has about his teammates were amusing. As a Hawk fan, I naturally had to despise our rival's new enforcer and McCarty's showboating and celebrating after fight wins made it easy to hate him. Facing Nashville in the opening round of the 2008 playoffs, McCarty scored the opening goal in Game Two, a 4-2 Detroit win. I drank to go to sleep and shut down. McCarty made occasional appearances on the Versus post game show,. Instead I got an entire chapter on his problems with monogamy right after a chapter on how he met his wife. I wish he could see that he could be his own mentor.
Need to know where the best bud is to smoke? On his Griffins debut at , he tallied a hat trick and added an assist to power Grand Rapids to a 6—3 win over the. But I had the first one and saw how doctors shove in you all these medications. There was no way he could lose a fight. The book reads like your sitting down with Darren and just talking. His book has some interesting moments, including insight into the Claude Lemieux revenge attack, plenty of personal details too many? However, all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today. McCarty has been known more for his fists than his scoring ability, taking on the role of the Red Wings most of his career, a role in which he won the four times in , , , and , the last of which after resurrecting his career in the Red Wings minor league system.
This book sets the tone for the macho manly sports fan with its This book is for the avid wings fan, or anyone who is interested in a great athlete and the struggles of what some athletes go through. McCarty lives in New Port Richey, Florida, but he visits Michigan often. Perhaps I expected too much, and I never was much of a McCarty fan, but this book disappointed me. He scored the overtime winning goal in Game 1 of the Flames first round series against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, a series Calgary would eventually lose in 7 games. A: I go through some stories and stuff like that. What's so funny is that given the crazy road he has traveled, the former Detroit Red Wings bad boy sees humor as the latest extension of outreach to fans and therapy for himself.
I feel differently now anyways. I met him 6 yrs ago at an autograph session at Eastbrook mall. McCarty made his home debut for the Generals on January 12, 2008 and recorded one assist in the 4—3 victory. Yet, in many more ways, he is not. He likened himself as an entertainer and storyteller.
There were some really cool insights on what it was like to be in the Wings dressing room during the Stanley Cup years and a little bit of fun info about life on the road and about how he almost threw Steve Yzerman out of a hotel window. I didn't really judge him for going bankrupt because stuff happens. But then he started to turn in to a goon. All I can control is two hours in D-Mac's world to be welcomed in and enjoy. And now being through it, my whole purpose is about now.
I developed a sleep disorder and a bit of insomnia. Okay, Darren, I love you, but your chapters were disjointed. . For his personal life, it is known that McCarty married Sheryl Sirmons in 2012; they reside in Clawson, Michigan. It shows how one person has overcome much and lives his life to the best of his ability. It is possible I rated this one lower because I am sad that McCarty has not managed to slay all his demons.
The McCarty Cancer Foundation has also been established by Darren aimed, at finding a cure for multiple myeloma which afflicted his father. McCarty also holds a medical marijuana card and credits cannabis for helping him find relief from physical and psychological pain. Okay, Darren, I love you, bu Well, as a fan of the Detroit Red Wings during late 90's-early 00's, I knew that I had to read this book once I read it would be published. Shortly after the completion of the recording, the band suffered a critical loss; bassist James Anders passed away suddenly from a heart-related ailment. McCarty scored the Cup-clinching goal in Game 4.
Knowing he has family that has been impacted through the years — it might have been in addition to elaborate on areas such as his kids or the relationships good or bad impacted along the way. Wish this guy would get his life together, but understand his challenges. Darren McCarty was a fan favorite in the Motor City thanks to his gritty, hard-working, blue collar style. His book has some interesting moments, including insight into the Claude Lemieux revenge attack, plenty of personal details too many? Archived from on February 5, 2008. I read it in one day! His sudden wealth and fame led to a life where alcohol abuse and womanizing became all too easy and excused by nearly everyone around him. This isn't a tell all about hockey and he says as much.