My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star

My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star

by Darren McCarty, Kevin Allen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629370453
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 220,250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Darren McCarty played parts of 15 seasons in the NHL—all but two with the Detroit Red Wings. Known as an enforcer, his career totals include 127 goals and 1,477 penalty minutes. He was part of four Stanley Cup–championship teams, and in retirement he remains active with the Red Wings’ Alumni Association. He lives in Royal Oak, Michigan. Kevin Allen is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen sports books, including Brett, J. R., Star-Spangled Hockey, What It Means to Be a Red Wing, and Without Fear. He lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Motivate Me 1

Chapter 2 The Apprenticeship 19

Chapter 3 Probie's Shadow 31

Chapter 4 The Grind Line 41

Chapter 5 Learning How to Win 59

Chapter 6 Crime and Punishment 71

Chapter 7 Tomas Storm Trooper 81

Chapter 8 2002 91

Chapter 9 Grinder 103

Chapter 10 Goodbye, Detroit 115

Chapter 11 Falling Down in Hawaii 127

Chapter 12 2008 141

Chapter 13 Follow the Money 153

Chapter 14 Reflections 169

Chapter 15 How I Met My Wife 183

Chapter 16 The Y Chromosome (Here you go, Jimbo) 201

Chapter 17 The Last Dance 217

Darren McCarty Career Stats 231

Playlist 235

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My Last Fight: The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
MREVH1 More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put this book down! A little repetitive with some information, however always interesting throughout the story. Darren McCarty is as honest as you can be with his life story and poor choices along the way. A great read and very insightful for the hockey fanatic.
Victum More than 1 year ago
This book was very good. I like how he didn't sugar anything. At the same time, it wasn't written to make you feel bad for him during the rough times of his life. If you love hockey, or are just a fan of Darren McCarty, you have to read this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought as a Christmas gift. It was very well received.