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Red Wings overnight report: on the playoff chase, Darren McCarty and the JLA lease

The Red Wings took Monday off to watch Opening Day and apparently drink some terrible beer in the owners' suite at Comerica Park... What an awesome afternoon for the @tigers game. Gorgeous day and a walk off win. #GoTigers! @MBeurmann pic.twitter.com/aTi9PHeHqf — Danny DeKeyser (@DeKeyser5) March 31, 2014 But the team will resume practicing today at Joe Louis...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What Possibly Could Darren McCarty Be Talking About?

from the Detroit Free Press, The "Bloody Wednesday" game, as it has been called, was certainly the wildest game I was ever involved in. When the buzzer sounded to end that contest, the two teams had combined for 18 fighting majors. My memorable first-period encounter with Lemieux almost didn't happen because Colorado defenseman Adam Foote grabbed me just as...
Via Kukla's Korner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jericho Interviewing a WWE Diva, SmackDown Rating, Batista as Drax

- Below is the first full trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy with a better look at Batista as Drax the Destroyer: - Natalya noted that she will be a guest on Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast this Friday. Jericho’s current guest is retired NHL star Darren McCarty. - Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.98 rating, down from the previous week’s...
Via Wrestle Scoop
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Jericho Interviewing Natalya, Friday's SmackDown Rating from Friday, More

- Natalya noted that she will be a guest on Chris Jericho's "Talk Is Jericho" podcast this Friday. Jericho's current guest is retired NHL star Darren McCarty. - Friday's episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.98 rating, down from the previous week's 2.15 rating. As noted, the show drew 2.831 million viewers, also down from the previous week. - Below is the...
Via Ring Side News
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings finally reveal rosters for Games 1 and 2 of Alumni Showdown

DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose revealed the Alumni Showdown rosters via Twitter earlier today, and over the course of a pair of articles by Andrea Nelson and Roose, now we're finding out about Game 1 and Game 2 (1 PM and 3:30 PM starts, respectively, on FSD, the CBC and NBCSN--with the 2nd game on tape delay starting at 4) in terms of their formats... Tuesday’s games...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Press posts an excerpt from Mark Howe’s memoir

Wings fans have a pair of excerpts from Darren McCarty's memoir, My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star as the Free Press posted McCarty's tale about killing time almost resulting in Steve Yzerman falling to his demise from a Phoenix hotel room due to a wrestling match and his vivid recounting of the Brawl in Hockeytown (which the Hockey News also printed on...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Regner's Red Wings memories

With the Winter Festival and Winter Classic fast approaching, Art Regner takes a skate down memory lane, tells his favorite stories about 11 Red Wings alumni. Additionally, Regner and former Detroit Free Press hockey writer Keith Gave discuss the impact the Russian Five had on the Red Wings and the NHL as a whole. Video: Regner's alumni memories: Darren McCarty Steve Yzerman...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Regner's Red Wings memories

With the Winter Festival and Winter Classic fast approaching, Art Regner takes a skate down memory lane, tells his favorite stories about 11 Red Wings alumni. Additionally, Regner and former Detroit Free Press hockey writer Keith Gave discuss the impact the Russian Five had on the Red Wings and the NHL as a whole. Video: Regner's alumni memories: Darren McCarty Steve Yzerman...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Press posts a second excerpt from Darren McCarty’s memoir, addressing the Brawl in Hockeytown

The Detroit Free Press apparently wants to get in on the post-football and pre-Alfredsson-overload rush, because they posited their first excerpt from Darren McCarty's memoir (My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star) this morning, and this afternoon, they're literally going for a knockout punch, allowing the former Red Wings forward to address his fight with Claude...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Press posts an excerpt from Darren McCarty’s memoir

A significant chunk of blog bandwidth of late has been dedicated to a pair of memoirs and a historical book, with Mark Howe's memoir, Gordie Howe's Son: A Hall of Fame Life Lived in the Shadow of Mr. Hockey, the Windsor Star's Bob Duff's Original Six Dynasties: the Detroit Red Wings and Darren McCarty and Kevin Allen's My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings director of pro scouting Mark Howe addresses his least-touched-upon subject: his day job

The Utica Observer-Dispatch's Don Laible penned a superb review of Mark Howe's memoir, Gordie Howe's Son: A Hall of Fame Life in the Shadow of Mr. Hockey, and co-author Neil Greenberg told the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat's Mike Mastovich that Howe was nearly as blunt as Darren McCarty was was with Kevin Allen in providing honest and forthright recollections about his...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Krupa reviews former Red Wings enforcer Darren McCarty’s memoir, and it’s an honest one

One of the biggest reasons that Darren McCarty's "book tour" through Southeastern Michigan's noteworthy is because he doesn't live here any more. McCarty moved to Florida after his last bout of legal issues about a year-and-a-half ago. In a Metropolitan area where every hockey fan wants to buy one of the Red Wings' greatest folk heroes a drink--and that...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Windsor Star’s Duff offers a pre-review of former Red Wing Darren McCarty’s memoir

Red Wings pro scout Mark Howe's been on something of a "book tour" promoting what the Utica Observer-Dispatch's Don Laible reports is a very revelatory memoir in, Gordie Howe's Son: A Hall of Fame Life in the Shadow of Mr. Hockey, and the Detroit News had reported that Darren McCarty's going to spend a decent chunk of December visiting Michigan to promote...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

TMR book corner: Darren McCarty about to embark on book-signing tour; a review of Mark Howe’s memoir

Former Red Wings enforcer Darren McCarty's about to get particularly busy promoting the My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star, the book he and Kevin Allen co-wrote (the book comes out on December 1st, and Allen's working on a Chelios memoir as well), as noted by the Detroit News's Susan Whitall... Darren McCarty, the feisty former Detroit Red Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

USA Today offers a slate of articles discussing fighting in hockey

USA Today engaged in an intriguing exercise this morning, having Calgary Flames president Brian Burke pen a "guest column" in support of fighting, USA Hockey's Michael J. Stuart and the Mayo Clinic's David W. Dodick and Aynsley M. Smith pen a guest column aruging for the abolishment of fighting in hockey, and USA Today's Kevin Allen speaking with NBC Sports...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

No Goons Needed In Detroit

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, “Am I concerned going to the East?” Holland said. “Would I like to have a big, tough guy in the middle of the lineup? Yeah. But I haven’t really bought into having fourth-line guys that don’t have much skill and are one-dimensional players. I guess I put more of a premium on goals.” There is no debate that many fans like fighting...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Red Wing Darren McCarty promotes Joe Kocur’s charity softball game on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM

Former Red Wings forward Darren McCarty spoke with Detroit Sports 105.1 FM's Drew Lane and Marc Fellhauer this afternoon, discussing his post-hockey life, his teeth, his upcoming book he's working on with USA Today's Kevin Allen (which will be coming out around Thanksgiving), the possibility of Grinder reuniting before McCarty takes part in the Winter Classic Alumni game...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sipple: Red Wings alum Joey Kocur’s charity softball game this weekend involves more than softball

Red Wings alumnus Joey Kocur's charitable foundation will be holding a charity softball game in Highland, MI this Saturday, August 24th, and fourteen Red Wings alums, celebrities like Jeff Daniels, Dave Coulier and Brian Vander Ark will tangle with police officers and firefighters from Milford, Highland and White Lake townships to raise funds for a slate of Southeastern Michigan...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Five facts about ‘the Brawl in Hockeytown’

The Red Wings and Darren McCarty have reminded us that today marks the 16th anniversary of, "The Brawl in Hockeytown," and in honor of "Turtle Day" (via RedWingsFeed), 97.1 the Ticket's Jamie Samuelssen offers five facts about the game that might surprise you: 1) Joe Kocur missed the game because of the flu. If there was one game in his career that Joe...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

16 years ago today, the Detroit/Colorado rivalry was brought to a whole new level

16 years later I still get goosebumps watching the 1997 brawl between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche, an incident that took that rivalry to a whole new level. It’s one of moments in sports history where you knew exactly where you were when it happened as well as being able to recall the excitement that was brought on the next day. For me, I remember the anticipation...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcoming A New Member to NOHS

In case you all haven't noticed, we've been doing a lot of guest posts lately from a "Franklin Steele."  Well, as these were almost all excellent, we've extended the initiation to Franklin to join us at NOHS as a co-writer.  While his first post was yesterday, we thought an introduction post was appropriate.   Some of you might remember him as being one...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Alumni Team Raises over $100,000 for Slain Officer’s Family

Photo courtesy of the Detroit Free Press By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Friday night, the Red Wings Alumni team took on the Heroes in Blue at Compuware Arena in an effort to raise money for the family of police officer Patrick O’Rourke. More than 4,000 people attended the event. The Joe Kocur Foundation for Children teamed up with the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association and the...
Via The Hockey Guys
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Take On The Grind Line

Detroit, MI... Some of the most popular players in the recent history of the Detroit Red Wings will be giving local hockey enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the coming weeks. The formidable foursome of Darren McCarty, Kirk Maltby, Kris Draper and Joe Kocur has reunited to present the ‘Grind Line 4-on-4 Fantasy Challenge’ at Joe Louis Arena...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Two NHL alumni games at the Winter Classic promise twice the nostalgia

Alumni games are always fun. It's great for fans to see the players of their youth lace up the skates again, and it's a blast for the guys to go back out on the ice where they made their livlihoods, this time for fun. Franchises get to re-live the moments that made them great, and the host team gets a chance to sell a ton of tickets, most of which are more affordable than...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Wings, Leafs alumni squads to play double dip

Detroit -- Some of the greatest players in Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs history will be skating in a doubleheader of the Alumni Showdown as part of the 2012 Hockeytown Winter Festival. On a sunny Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park, former Red Wings Joe Kocur, Dino Ciccarelli, Alex Delvecchio and Ted Lindsay were joined by former Maple Leafs Kevin Maguire, Wendel Clark...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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