Category Archives: Portland Pirates

Up North, Reconvened in a Perfect Circle of Puck Cheer

Part springtime sinus relief, part faith statement celebration: I am weekending in New England, where vestiges of winter are still to be found, supporting the Bears, the Caps, and the region’s craft beer culture, in the irreplaceable company of my … Continue reading

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Filling a Prescription for Old Time Hockey for a Friend

I met Mike and Marleen at Matchbox during Monday night’s pregame. I had a business dinner to attend and couldn’t spend the evening inside the rink in Chinatown with my two favorite puckheads, who’d flown in from Portland, Maine, that … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Hockey Heroes, Kevin Kaminski, Morning cup-a-joe, Portland Pirates, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments