Category Archives: Hockey

All things hockey related, not just the NHL but AHL, ECHL, college and what’s going on around Austin.

Stars win their 300th game (last week)

It was awesome too, they totally shutout their only remaining nemesis, the San Antonio Rampage. Solid passing and strong offense. So let’s see, this their eighth season but it’s barely begun, subtract 10 for now, divide by seven…they have averaged winning … Continue reading

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Stars ’16-’17 opener was awesome!

Hockey season is back! Well, the NHL kicked things off with a few games last Wednesday but the AHL has to wait for the weekend being a development league in smaller markets. What am I saying, they have teams in … Continue reading

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Miniature Broad Street Bullies

They finally arrived courtesy of Terra Toys! Being a toy and hockey geek along with being a completist, I ordered 18 skaters and two goalies. Then I’m ready to tear up the ice. For the opposition, they didn’t have Dallas … Continue reading

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Laying down the new ice!

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A Zamboni® to resurface my desk!

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RIP Gordie “Mr. Hockey” Howe

I was more affected by Wayne Gretzky since The Great One’s scoring streaks happened during my adolescence through college years while Gordie was pretty much retired for the second time. However, Gordie’s legacy will always remain. His popularity and skill … Continue reading

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Watch yer beer #1

The Stars had a decent week recently. Two victories and one OT loss giving us five points…oh wait, that doesn’t matter with the five wimp CA teams in our division since the Winning percentage trumps points thanks to them getting … Continue reading

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Found my present!

It’s pretty impressive. There’s a rink (don’t care if it’s to scale), a Zamboni, referees (really a ref and a linesman) with the Stanley Cup® and blister packs of the six oldest teams. The rink set comes with stickers to … Continue reading

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Stars barely win their season opener in overtime

My Stars were off to a rough start as they let the revamped Rampage (now affiliated with the Avalanche) took a 2-0 lead. I feared this would be the kick off to another mediocre season because the only pre-season game … Continue reading

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One TXDoT crisis resolved

We had been receiving annoying letters from TXDoT over the last few months about unpaid tolls…gotta’ love the flawless automation and outsourcing the Texas Lege went with. Often the statement was vague since toll authorities are much like the IRS, … Continue reading

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