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Hockey on the Fly: Day 9-Minnesota

Posted by Ron Opher On March 21

Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days makes its second of five trips across the continent. Tonight’s stop between Sunrise, Florida and Los Angeles finds Andre in Minneapolis. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….

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By Andre Delsol

Some NHL teams have fans that “travel well”. No matter where that team is playing, you’ll find tons of their fans crowding the glass during warm-ups and trying to make their presence felt during the game. Whether they are implants in that city or traveled alongside the team, doesn’t matter. Montreal is one of those teams that always travels well, but Sunday in St. Paul was just ridiculous. Before the game, ushers were addressing the waves of (read more)…

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Andre’s tweets of note:

About the weather: From 80 and sunny to 40 and rainy! Missing Florida already.

About the road team, now 7-0-2 on the trip: Montreal loves to score early when I’m in the house, huh? (Montreal beat Pittsburgh 3-0 on Day 1)

The penalty shot surfaces again: Penalty shots on back to back games. Always fun. Wild still getting housed 7-1 (Rick DiPietro stopped David Booth in OT in Florida on Day 8, while Mikko Koivu spoiled Alex Auld’s shutout bid with a penalty shot tally on Day 9)

Arena rating: 4.67 out of 6.00

NHL.com game report for HOTF Day 9

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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

HOTF Day 8: Florida

Next up: Calgary Flames at Los Angeles Kings (3/21/11)




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