Monthly Archives: June 2009

Slow Motion Hockey with the Bald Eagles

We’ve told you about the GeriHatricks, the local seniors hockey team. CNN has a story about one such group in Quincy, Massachusetts. Continue reading

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Calling All DraftGeeks: Our Season Is Starting

Our sport’s player draft is a party that celebrates hockey’s future, blissfully free of the banditry and blackmail player agents pit against franchises in so many other professional sports’ drafts. That, too, is worth celebrating. Continue reading

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The Miracle Is Reborn Today

A big thank you to Disney, who were kind enough to provide these advance Blu-ray copies of “Miracle” to us for this promotion. If you submitted your memories but didn’t win, be assured we still appreciate that you shared your Miracle moment with us — it’s heartening to see such breadth and depth of emotion for that frozen moment still thrives among hockey fans everywhere. Continue reading

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Welcome to the First Day of the Offseason

Welcome to the First Day of the Offseason Continue reading

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Hershey Bears – 2009 Calder Cup Champions; AHL Record 10th Cup: Bears 4 / Moose 1

Hershey Bears – 2009 Calder Cup Champions; AHL Record 10th Cup: Bears 4 / Moose 1 Continue reading

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Honor From A Hershey Fan

We recently received the following email from Hershey Bears fan and OFB reader Brian. Continue reading

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Not So Quietly Confident

There isn’t a panic in Hockeytown, but there is certainly an undercurrent of uneasiness.
The Detroit Red Wing are facing their first championship-deciding Game 7 in over 20 year; in fact Detroit has never hosted one. After the first two games it looked like it would be a quick series, maybe even a sweep. The Penguins battled back though, and the “Detroit Train of Overconfidence,” as a local radio station calls it, was slowed down a bit.
Slowed, but not derailed. Continue reading

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Mullets + Bruins Jerseys = White Trash

I recently happened upon some photos of Seal and Heidi Klum’s vow renewal ceremony from last month. (There is a hockey nexus, I swear.) It was a cheesetastic event, featuring all things tacky and white-trash. Continue reading

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Bears Spotted on TV

The Hershey Bears announced today in conjunction with ABC-27 that the remainder of the 2009 Calder Cup Finals between the BEARS and Manitoba Moose will be televised live from the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. Continue reading

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Hockey People Helping Hockey People

Puckheads are hurtin’ in Hershey this morning. That community deserved a big party with its heroes last night, but the Manitoba Moose had other ideas. That’s hockey. Anyway, with the disappointment of Chocolatetown in mind this morning, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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