“We were tough by committee,” McCarty said of his championship Red Wings team. “But they (the Pistons) had some bad ass dudes that loved playing. We both represented the city well.”
The rivalry between the Red Wings and the Avalanche, who combined for five Stanley Cups in seven years, hit a boiling point March 26, 1997.
It might be a few days after Christmas but this is the perfect gift for all Red Wings fans.
Detroit legend Darren McCarty has a new book called My Last Fight: a True Story of a Hockey Rock Star and he joined Stoney and I in studio to promote it.
The Tailgate Fan production crew visited Downtown Hoedown 2013. Don’t miss the fantastically hilarious video roundup of the sights and sounds of the three-day concert.
Hype often ruins sporting events.
If you have watched either of the Wings games this season you would notice that there is a new #25 skating around on the ice.
Former NHL players will include Joe Kocur, Darren McCarty, Kirk Maltby, Kris Draper, Dino Ciccarelli, Larry Murphy, Igor Larionov and honorary coaches Ted Lindsay and Bill Gadsby, Chris Osgood, Jiri Fischer, John Ogrodnick and Mickey Redmond.
For those suffering from hockey withdrawal the Detroit Red Wings are hosting a ‘Relive the Rivalry’ viewing party of that game against the Avalanche from March 1997 in which McCarty scored the winning sudden death goal.
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.