Development Camp 2017

The weeks leading up to Development Camp have been eventful to say the very least. Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City will be hosting the slew of young-blood coming down the pipes! I will be keeping tabs on these boys from the 7th to the 9th with great anticipation and excitement. Holland and his fellow … Continue reading Development Camp 2017

Quest for the Calder | Finishing Touches

By now, the confetti has settled and the great halls of the Van Andel Arena have fallen silent; void of the hockey fans that graced them only a few days ago. The echos of the crowd chants and whistles have faded into summer. For now, the famous "Freezer on Fulton" will be transformed night after … Continue reading Quest for the Calder | Finishing Touches

Joe Hicketts | More Than Just a Rookie

As I watched the last few moments of Thursday's practice at the Van Andel Arena, trying my hardest not to be star-struck (because lets face it, AHL players are pretty much famous), I stole my breath and tried to calm my nerves. Hicketts, or otherwise affectionately known to his teammates as "Little Joe," first caught … Continue reading Joe Hicketts | More Than Just a Rookie

Russo and the Wings | A Detroit Fairytale

Amidst the mumbling of fair-weather fans, critics and realists scattered throughout the world of hockey, there are a few helpless romantics that love a good comeback and a Cinderella story. I would dare to venture that Michigan-based fans specifically, know the the rollercoaster-esque feelings that our local sports teams can induce. This season, in the … Continue reading Russo and the Wings | A Detroit Fairytale