The Ducks left Helsinki and went to Stockholm to play the NY Rangers. We also found a great cafe/ bakery for lunch.
Today was the evening we played the Buffalo Sabres. We had the morning to ourselves, and at 4:00 the Ducks organized a meeting at Henry’s Bar to rally up the group. Ducks owners, the Samuelis surprised us with a visit, thanking us for coming out. Then, we all […]
We took a half day trip to the medieval town of Porvoo, located about 45 minutes from Helsinki. It’s the second oldest city in Finland. Unfortuantely it was raining, which dampened our visit to this picturesque town. Memorial of some sort Always important… finding the WC
After the Meet and Greet with Jarri, it was getting late so Karen and I went searching for dinner. Located just down the block from our hotel, in the Kamppi mall was a little restaurant, Don Corleone. The prices were not bad… €12-€14 for pasta. Spaghetti Carbonara Spaghetti Bolognese
The Ducks had a special presentation with former Duck, hockey great Jarri Kurri. Ducks radio play by play announcer, Steve Carroll interviewed Jarri and Teemu (didn’t get his last name), a Finnish media person, and then opened up the floor to the fans. Jarri Kurri (left), Steve […]
After the Meet and Greet we walked around the city center, and along the sea, and came upon a Farmers Market. Karen and I had a snack before dinner. Karen’s favorite food: Crepes Belgium Waffles Vohveli Farmers Market vendor Fresh veggies Grilled fish, pineapples and potatoes Salmon Soup.. and […]
The Ducks had a practice session, which was also open to the public. A lot of the Finnish fans came out to watch this. Afterwards, the Road Crew fans were treated to a private meet & greet and lunch with the players. The restaurant was dark, so I wasn’t able […]
Pictures from the Jokerit game. The Ducks arranged a bus to take us to the areena, and provided great seats for the Road Crew (center ice) We were also given access to a “club” type area, which was off limits to the general public. The Ducks won 4-3 […]
We finally made it!! Its our first official day and the Ducks organized a three hour tour of the Helsinki and then gave us the rest of the day to ourselves before the Jokerit game. Here’s some photos of some Helsinki sites. Downtown Helsinki Downtown Helsinki […]
We arrived in Helsinki with a wet greeting. It was cool and rainy, but that’s not going to stop us from having fun! The weary travelers American airports should have these lounge chairs! Welcome to rainy Helsinki Excited Duck fan tourists the Sandys and Anita […]
We made it from Los Angeles to Chicago, and waited at gate K 9 for our connection to Helsinki. Although we left from LA, many Ducks fans left from Orange County to connect up in Chicago, meaning our plane was quite full… of Ducks fans heading to Helsinki! […]
The Ducks will be playing the Finnish Team, Jokerit on Tuesday, October 4th and honoring Teemu Selanne The Anaheim Ducks will be opening up the NHL season in Helsinki, Finland and a bunch of fans will be tagging along to cheer on the team. I […]
The Ducks are kicking off the season in Finland and Sweden. I’ll be blogging my Ducks Road trip to Helsinki and Stockholm. Click here and follow my journey!
Anaheim Ducks Right Wing Corey Perry Wins Hart Memorial Trophy ANAHEIM, Calif. – The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry has won the 2010-11 Hart Memorial Trophy as “the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team” during the […]
ANAHEIM DUCKS “NHL PREMIERE” ROAD CREW WITH AAA TRAVEL Attention Ducks Fans! The Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club ventures to Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden this October to play in the “Compuware NHL Premiere” games. You can be part of this once in a lifetime hockey experience by joining […]
The Honda Center had a mock Rocket Richard (pronounced ree-shard) trophy that Corey Perry will be taking home this June at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.