About This Blog
"We know that hockey is where we live, where we can best meet and overcome pain and wrong and death. Life is just a place where we spend time between games." - Fred Shero
These are the often politically incorrect musings of Ally, an aspiring sports writer. She focuses on the fan experience and the still-developing sunbelt hockey culture. Recently she has developed a fascination with ECHL and college hockey.
Ally reports on the Gwinnett Gladiators at Five For Howling.
You can read more about her on her profile page.
All opinions expressed on Hey Y'all Hockey are Ally's own and not necessarily reflective of any site she writes for.
- I bank with Wells Fargo so Mordor comparisons are 100% accurate. 54 minutes ago
- Being approved for a high limit credit card feels like being handed the One Ring. NOPE get that shit back to Mordor now. 54 minutes ago
- "I figured you had bad credit and lots of debt because, well, you have an English degree." Someone said that to me, you guys. I can't even. 1 hour ago
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Author Archives: Ally
I’m sad to say it, but the Atlanta Thrashers relocating last year and now this year’s NHL lockout have killed my love for hockey blogging. It’s been a fun few years doing this, but I’ve moved on to other things. … Continue reading
The Phoenix Coyotes are on the chopping block. No really, they are. Yell at me and threaten me all you like, stick your head in the sand in denial, but it will happen eventually. The Coyotes are being matched or … Continue reading
2011 found me at the airport a lot, always headed somewhere for hockey. The sport has become a great way to meet new people, make friends and see new cities. 2011 was also the year I “branched out” and learned … Continue reading
Ah, my internet is finally working (*waits for it to crash because she typed that*) so I can bring you the latest of my many hockey road trips from 2011. Driving into downtown Nashville two weeks ago was an experience. … Continue reading
Good things really can happen to Southern hockey. Back in October I wrote about everyone’s favorite person Chancellor Malcolm Portera axing the hockey program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. This was a huge blow to hockey in the … Continue reading
The Thrashers weren’t a great team by any stretch of the imagination, but they still existed and played for 11 seasons at Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta. I thought y’all might need a reminder since the powers that be from … Continue reading
Things have changed a bit in my hockey blogging universe.I’m now writing weekly Gwinnett Gladiators reports for Five For Howling, the Phoenix Coyotes site on SB Nation. Also, I’m attempting (emphasis on attempting) to start up a Southern hockey site … Continue reading
This article appeared on Fried Checkin’ on October 24, 2011 The South lost its only Division I hockey organization today when it was announced that the University of Alabama-Huntsville is officially disbanding its team. Some were still holding out for a … Continue reading
This article appeared on Fried Checkin’ on October 22, 2011. The Gwinnett Gladiators have a new slogan this season: “Atlanta’s one and only.” Atlanta’s one and only professional hockey team, that is. But they’re not ignoring the city’s hockey history. Instead … Continue reading