March 18: Ducks Road Trip to San Jose #DieHardsRoadtrip

On March 18, over 150 Anaheim Ducks fans woke up early and piled onto 3 buses heading to San Jose to watch our Ducks take on the Sharks.  We parked our cars at the Honda…

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Detroit: Ducks vs. Red Wings

This is the final year that the Detroit Red Wings will be playing at the Joe Louis Arena.  Next year they’ll have a new home, called the Little Caesar’s Arena,  located behind Hockey Town Cafe.…

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Detroit’s People Mover 

Great transportation if you’re staying in the Downtown Area without a car! We were staying at the Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney which is centrally located if you want to go to the Comerica…

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Detroit: Hudson Cafe (@hudsoncafe) for brekkie

The most difficult part of visiting a new city is finding a good place to eat.  What’s even more difficult is visiting a place with a group of friends, and you’re in charge of finding…

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Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney 

We were in Detroit to check off another NHL Arena, and this was the final year for the Joe Louis Arena.  I wanted something centrally located, and came across the Aloft Detroit at the David…

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Philadelphia: Philly Cheesesteak: Pat’s, Geno’s or John’s?

Last day! My group had 3 hours to tour Philadelphia, so we hired a driver to take us to the popular landmarks like Independence Hall, the Reading Terminal Market… the Rocky Balboa steps, the LOVE…

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Philadelphia: Ducks vs Flyers at Wells Fargo Center

At 9:00 am we were leaving Pittsburgh, and less than 24 hours ago, the Ducks were playing the Penguins at Consol Energy Center.  Now, we are here to watch the Ducks play the Philadelphia Flyers…

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Leaving Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 

Our Road Trip continues from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.  The Road Crew piled onto the bus at 9:00 am and headed out to Philadelphia, with a stop halfway at a town called Breezewood, PA for a…

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Pittsburgh: Ducks vs Pens at Consol Energy Center

The last time I was in Pittsburgh, the Penguins were playing at the Igloo.  They now play at the state of the art Consol Energy Center, located in the downtown area of Pittsburgh.  From our…

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Pittsburgh: Carnegie Science Center

Monday was our game day and also a day to explore on our own, so we decided to go to the Carnegie Science Center. It was also supposed to rain so that was a good…

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Pittsburgh: Super Bowl Sunday at Buford’s

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Road Crew booked an area at Buford’s Kitchen, a restaurant located near our hotel in the Hill District, for us to watch the Big Game.  Buford’s used to be…

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Pittsburgh: the Monongahela Incline to Mt. Washington 

We walked out of Primati Brothers full and satisfied.  It was such a beautiful day we decided to continue our exploration after lunch to find the Mount Washington outlook point.  Locals told us to take…

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Pittsburgh: Lunch at Primanti Bros.

Following the Anaheim Ducks practice and meet and greet, a group of us decided to have lunch at the famous Primanti. We walked from the arena to the restaurant, which took about 20 minutes.  The…

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Morning practice with the Ducks 

The first official event for the Road Crew was watchng the Anaheim Ducks practice at the Consol Energy Center.   Majority of the group walked the 2 blocks from the hotel to the arena for this…

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Kicking off the Road crew 

Finally arrived at Pittsburgh! Our flight arrived early at 5:30 pm, but a few members had to get their luggage from baggage claim.  I didn’t realize that not everyone packed light, so I had to…

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Pennsylvania bound! 

The weatherman said we’re going to have another heatwave in SoCal, but 40 Anaheim Ducks fans are heading out for weather half of those temperatures.   To top that, we chose to get up at…

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April 11: Ducks Road Trip to Arizona

The Ducks’ last game of the season was going to be on April 11th in Glendale, Arizona, home to the Arizona Coyotes.  I got a group together to do a one day turn around trip,…

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