18 April, 2014

Category Archives: Hockey weather

In Maine, a Seal Team Six of Shinny Skates (and Skates!) Super Sunday

I haven’t a vocabulary to do justice to the charm intrinsic in the five and three-quarters minutes of the video below, passed on to me Monday by friends in Bauers I recently made up in Maine. It’s a time lapse video compressing seven and a half hours of remarkable devotion, on ice, this past Super […]

Inauguration Refugee: Long Weekending in Very Frozen America, for Coveted Hamstring Soreness

Over an extra long holiday weekend I watched a little bit of the start of the abbreviated NHL season, but mostly I spent it outside, in multiple layers, chasing pucks in the sumptuously crisp and frigid air of southern Maine. My friends for all forms of frozen fun, Mike and Marleen, arranged for me to […]

Let There Be Well-Aged Rock

The Holy Triumvirate of rock came to town on Sunday evening, and hockey sweater weather made for a memorable evening for yet another memorable set.  

Montreal: Hockey’s Highest Hockey Culture

Montreal has many merits, but among my favorite is this: in March, while Washington typically thaws, Montreal remains in a deep freeze. In fact, Monday night Montreal was a scintillatingly shivering 6 degrees. I find myself scanning the world’s weather section of the newspaper every March morning, my envious eye always falling on the home […]

A Wet Winter Classic?

Would that this coming weekend’s Winter Classic had the problems much of the East Coast does this morning: too much winter wonderland. Instead, forecasts for New Years weekend in the western Pennsylvania Industrial Cesspool are calling for temps in the 50s and steady rain. Great. At least the out-of-towners won’t have to worry about wet […]

Global un-Warming on the Potomac