Toronto: Ducks Morning skate at ACC

The Road Crew scheduled for fans to watch the Ducks morning skate after our tour at the DK (Doc) Seaman Hockey Resource Centre.  Although it’s not always a given, we’ve been fortunate to watch the Ducks practice during most of the Road Crew trips we’ve taken We arrived just as the […]

Montréal: Reuben’s

After watching our Ducks lose 2-5, I started scouting out for dinner plans. Most of the group members were starving, since they didn’t eat at the game.  So I found Reuben’s, another deli type place that could accommodate us at 6:00. The place was packed, and we were […]

Montréal: matinee at Bell Centre vs Canadiens

The hockey game was early at 1:00 pm.  We found out during the Super Bowl weekend, the Montreal Canadiens schedule the game early, and make it family friendly.  From the national anthem singer to the starting lineup announcer to the guest DJ, they were all kids. There were plenty of free, interactive things […]

Montréal: Ducks Road Crew check in

The Ducks Road Crew is the official traveling group of the Anaheim Ducks hockey club.  They organize a trip for the fans, with special perks and merchandise that is exclusive to the trip.  The cost for this trip only includes the land portion, so fans must find their […]

Montréal: Exploring downtown

Good morning! It’s the official first day of the Ducks Road Crew trip. We started off our morning by taking a walk in very brisk, chilly weather to a café I found on yelp: Universel.  The staff was not the friendliest, and the food was just ok.  At least […]

Montréal: Pub McLean’s

Pub McLean’s is located about 2 blocks our downtown Montreal hotel. While in flight from Los Angeles, I messaged the owner via Yelp and asked if we could make a reservations to watch the Ducks vs. Senators game at 7:00.  No problem. When we arrived, the assistant manager […]

Ducks Road Trip: Montréal bound!

This year’s Ducks Road Crew trip was Montreal and Toronto, and then I am breaking off on my own with 25 other fans to Buffalo.  About 90 Ducks fans will be attending this year’s trip, the biggest one for North America (with London and Finland/Sweden being bigger).  Karen, […]

House of Blues, Anaheim: Extreme

My coworker Stacey is a huge fan of the 80s hairband, Extreme.  She found out they were at the House of Blues in Anaheim, and I tagged along to keep her company.  We arrived early at 5:00 for dinner, and so we wouldn’t miss the show.  The food […]

Escondido, CA: Stone Brewing

My friend Shellie did a indie-gogo type crowdfunding event that was a partnership beer with the Bruery in Placentia, CA (Orange County). The bottle was ready for pickup so we made our way down to Escondido to get it. If its your first time, use your GPS. There […]