On Columbus weekend, a group of Ducks fans went to New York City and Philadelphia to catch our team play at Madison Square Garden and Wachovia Bank arena. Karen, Jack, Alice and I flew in to JFK, and took a shuttle to the hotel. Martin met us later that evening.
|At the NHL Store in NYC|
On one of our free days, we took the subway to the World Trade Center/ Ground Zero.
|Heading to the WTC|
|Ground Zero, the WTC being rebuilt|
October 11: Ducks vs NY Rangers.
|On our way to the Rangers Game!|
|Special VIP passes|
|View from our seats|
After the game, the Ducks arranged to have a few players meet us.
|Ducks enforcer, George Parros|
Another free day roaming around Manhattan. We found the FDNY store and went to check it out.
|Fire patches from everywhere|
Walking down 5th Avenue, we spied a group of New York’s finest.
|Need a cop?|
The touristy horse drawn carriages by Central Park
|Alice in Wonderland|
|Lunch at Angelo’s Coal Pizza|
Last time I was in New York, we went to the Empire State Building. I heard the view from “The Rock” was just as nice… and it was!
|At the Rock|
|View of Central Park|
|a NYC icon|
|Rockefeller Center, another NYC icon|
The Ducks hired a bus to take us to Philly. On the way there, Kris (Loomis) pulled over and let us get Cheesesteaks.
|On our way to the Philadelphia Flyers game.|
|Read it. Learn it. SAY IT!|
|At Philadelphia with Martin and Karen.|
|Wachovia Center (now called Wells Fargo)|
|Banners in the rafters|
|View from our seats