Forward apologized for missing golf event
Detroit Red Wings forward Darren McCarty, citing a long running battle with substance abuse, apologized Friday for not attending his annual charity golf tournament earlier in the week, TSN reported on its Web site.
"For the past seven years, I have actively fought a substance abuse issue," McCarty said in a statement on the site. "While most people do not recognize that this personal challenge exists on a day-to-day basis, it is an ongoing concern I will carry for the rest of my entire life.
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