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Hockey on the Fly: Day 11-Nashville

Posted by Ron Opher On March 23

Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days sends Andre back eastward from L.A. to Nashville Tuesday, where the home team won in regulation for the first time on the trip. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….

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By Andre Delsol

Welcome to Smashville! What an interesting town and what a unique place for hockey. As a devout hockey fan, I’ve always tried to keep up with all levels of action, from the NHL down to the lower pro leagues. As a result, I frequently wondered what hockey was like around teams like the Baton Rouge Kingfish, Mobile Mysticks or Tallahassee Tigersharks. Admittedly, those teams were in a lower league and smaller cities, but during my visit to Bridgestone Arena (read more)…

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Andre’s tweets of note:

About the ground transportation (please give Andre a ride when he’s in your town so he doesn’t become the Duaner Sanchez of hockey fandom): Interesting cab ride from the airport here in Nashville. Almost crashed, ran some reds, flipped some birds, dropped some clever profanity.

About the local customs: Forget cowbells. They do train whistles herein Smashville. At least that’s what it sounds like.

Southern hospitality from RLDHockey and PredsOnTheGlass: Great meeting you guys tonight and thanks for helping me understand the Tootoo whistles!

Arena rating: 4.61 out of 6.00

NHL.com game report for HOTF Day 11

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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

HOTF Day 9: Minnesota

HOTF Day 10: Los Angeles

Next up: Florida Panthers at Chicago Blackhawks (3/23/11)




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