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Hockey on the Fly: Day 8 – Florida

Posted by Ron Opher On March 20

Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days has featured some great matchups – and for its first 7 days had both teams in each game in the playoff hunt. Day 8, however, was an exception, as Andre traveled from Newark to Fort Lauderdale to see the Panthers host the Islanders. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….

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By Andre Delsol

You know what they say, ‘it is what it is’. Well, BankAtlantic Center is a multi-purpose event facility. Not the best barn in the league, not the worst. The exterior façade and main concourse look new, clean and nothing near their actual age (13 years). The inner bowl however, looks like it’s been around since way before 1998 (read more)…

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Andre’s tweets of note:

About the matchup, the first featuring 2 teams playing out the string: Panthers vs. Islanders at BankAtlantic Center! It’s gonna be a doozy!

Arena rating: 2.61 out of 6.00

NHL.com game report for HOTF Day 8

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Looking back at Hockey on The Fly:

Ron Opher’s interview with Andre Delsol

HOTF Day 1: Pittsburgh

HOTF Day 2: Washington

HOTF Day 3: Toronto

HOTF Day 4: Buffalo

HOTF Day 5: Carolina

HOTF Day 6: Atlanta

HOTF Day 7: New Jersey

Next up: Montreal Canadiens at Minnesota Wild (3/20/11)




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