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Hockey on the Fly: Day 22-Vancouver

Posted by Ron Opher On April 4

Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days made its second to last trip north of the border – to Vancouver, BC – where the #1 team in the NHL played some uninspired hockey and lost to the #30 team. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly….

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By Andre Delsol

Picture this. You’re walking along the Vancouver waterfront on a sunny almost spring, Sunday afternoon. Towering snowcapped peaks and the jagged downtown skyline appearing between the masts of a couple dozen sailboats in the marina. People walking alongside the seawall pause to look at a seal swim across the bay, a red-winged blackbird perched on a bush, or a blue heron casually strolling through the park. My favorite sight? A father has strapped on shin pads, a chest protect0r and some gloves, as his kids, dressed in Team Canada jerseys, try to shoot a street hockey ball past him, into a PVC goal. Does this sound ridiculously pleasant yet? (read more)…

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Andre’s tweets of note:

About the road team’s dominance during this trip: In Vancouver watching number 1 lose to number 30. Road team is 16-3-3 durng HOTF. I have got to be a curse. Is this for real?

Arena rating: 4.06 out of 6.00

NHL.com game report for HOTF Day 22

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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

HOTF Day 11: Nashville

HOTF Day 12: Chicago

HOTF Day 13: St. Louis

HOTF Day 14: Tampa Bay

HOTF Day 15: Montreal

HOTF Day 16: Columbus

HOTF Day 17: Detroit

HOTF Day 18: Edmonton

HOTF Day 19: Calgary

HOTF Day 20: Colorado

HOTF Day 21: Phoenix

Next up: Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks (4/3/11)




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