Road trip: Arizona Coyotes

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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New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center

I’ve been checking off NHL cities for years.  Technically, I have been to the Prudential Center back in December 2008 but the Devils were playing Philadephia, not the Ducks.  So this visit is an actual…

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World Trade Center / NYC Financial District

The New Jersey Devils’ game wasn’t until 7:00 pm, so we made plans to visit the World Trade Center in the morning, and then have lunch at Fraunces Tavern, a historic place where Washington gave…

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Fraunces Tavern, New York City

Fraunces Tavern is a national historic landmark, museum, and restaurant in New York City, situated at 54 Pearl Street at the corner of Broad Street, in the Financial District. The location played a prominent role…

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March 28: Hockey game at the NY Islanders

The downside of traveling with a lot of people is trying to transport them to the venue.  I decided to hire a bus from Broward’s Transportation to take the group of 29 hockey fans from…

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Ducks Road trip: New Jersey / Long Island

If the Ducks are on the road during my birthday, chances are I’ll be at the game.  Last year we were in Vancouver, and this year its Long Island, NY and Newark, NJ.  At first…

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More tourist time before Norfolk, VA

We had to make the most out of our visit, and we had yet to see the White House.  Our hotel was about 2 blocks from the home of our POTUS, so we woke up…

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Day 2: Ducks at Washington Capitals

The Anaheim Ducks play hockey in a non traditional hockey market.  Our ticket prices are among the cheapest in the NHL.  I’ve been to other arenas, where we paid almost $200 for our seats, but…

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Ducks Road Trip: Washington, DC

Like many people, I have a “bucket list” of places I want to visit before I well, kick the bucket.  One of my list items include visiting all the NHL cities.  This year I’m able…

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March 2014: Ducks Road trip to Vancouver

 

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January 25: Ducks vs LA Kings at Dodgers Stadium

    On Saturday, January 25, Dodgers Stadium was transformed into a hockey arena.  The Kings were host to the Anaheim Ducks, and as a season ticket holder, I got priority to purchase tickets.  We…

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December 2013: Chicago / St Louis Road Crew trip

Official Road Crew gear Every year, the Anaheim Ducks arrange to have an official road trip, and call it the Road Crew.  I’ve been to London, Helsinki/ Stockholm, San Jose, and now Chicago and St.…

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Ducks Road Crew: Dec 5-8, 2013

The Ducks organized a trip to Chicago and St. Louis, and 50 fans were lead by Kris Loomis. The fans arrived separately and I traveled with Stephen, Karen, Anita, Jack and Alice on American Airlines…

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Road trip: Ducks beat Columbus

 When I told people I was going to Columbus, Ohio to watch the Ducks play the Blue Jackets, the first thing they said was “why?” and “do you know how cold it is?”  Last week, they…

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Day 7: Stockholm, Sweden

Today is our last night in Stockholm. I can’t believe our week is up!  We took a half day tour of the city, and Ducks owners Henry & Susan Samueli helped me, by posing with…

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Ducks at Ericsson Globe

The Ericsson Globe arena was about a mile from our hotel.  The arena is in a “city walk” type area where there’s bars and restauants near the arena.  Before the game, we had dinner at…

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Day 6: Stockholm

The Ducks left Helsinki and went to Stockholm to play the NY Rangers. We also found a great cafe/ bakery for lunch.

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