Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days heads further south to the last city in the mountain time zone on the trip. As the mercury rises toward triple digits only a week after seeing snow in the midwest, Andre enjoys a day in Phoenix. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….
By Andre Delsol
I thought I’d try to avoid talking about the impending doom of the Coyotes in Phoenix, but let’s face it, that’s the top hockey story in Arizona right now. For the last two or three years I’ve been told about how dismal things have looked in Glendale. As recently as this past Tuesday I was hearing it was easily the least attended arena in the western conference, and maybe even the league. (read more)…
Andre’s tweets of note:
About the desert heat: 90 degrees at 11am in phoenix! Already sweating on the plane.
Jobing.com! Kicking off the last third tonight. Thank god there is AC in here.
Maybe the on-ice staff needs a primer on who has the right of way?: Zamboni had to use his horn to get an ice Scraper out of the way. Didn’t know those things even had horns!
Arena rating: 3.61 out of 6.00
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Looking back at Hockey on The Fly:
Next up: Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks (4/2/11)