|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
217 lb (99 kg)
|Born||November 26, 1976,|
|Pro Career||2001 – present|
A free-agent signing by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the spring of 2000, Darche played four years at McGill University before making his professional debut with the AHL's Syracuse Crunch in the fall of 2000.
An offensively gifted forward, Darche tallied 60 goals and 70 assists for 130 points in 90 games with the Redmen. Upon his arrival in the Blue Jacket organization, Darche spent most of his time in Syracuse scoring 40 points (16-24-40) in his rookie season while seeing action in nine games with the parent club. Over the course of the next two seasons Darche continued to improve on his totals in the AHL with the Crunch, tallying 45 points (22-23-40) in 2001-02 and 64 points (32-32-64) in 2002-03.
After three seasons with the Columbus organization, Darche joined the Nashville Predators in the summer of 2003, and went to play one season in the organization before being acquired by the Colorado Avalanche in the summer of 2004.
In the summer of 2006, Darche was signed by the San Jose Sharks. He would spend the majority of his next season with Sharks AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks, tallying 80 points in 76 games. In the summer of 2007, he found himself once again, signing as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Lightning.