Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days is in the middle of a 3-game Central Division swing, as the action shifted to Chicago Wednesday night and the fourth shutout of the trip – first by the home team. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….
By Andre Delsol
There’s an overwhelming pressure placed on the shoulders of the defending Stanley Cup Champions. But there’s also some pressure on the fans of that team. While the players and coaches try to defend the title, the building and fans must prove their city was worthy of a championship. Well, I saw nothing in Chicago that made me believe they weren’t deserving. Crowds huddled around in the blistering sub-zero wind-chill, two hours before game time. I thought these people were (read more)…
Andre’s tweets of note:
About the ground transportation (what a difference a day makes): Cabbie rigged up his laptop so I could watch Enter The Dragon. Not bad at all! Sure beats the Nashville cabs.
About the local food (unlike in Buffalo, this local specialty was not half-eaten and discarded on the sidewalk): What else did you expect? Deep dish!
Arena rating: 4.78 out of 6.00
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Looking back at Hockey on The Fly:
Next up: Edmonton Oilers at St. Louis Blues (3/24/11)