Author Archives: Ally

So Long, Farewell

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

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How to Take Relocation Like a Champ

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

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The Year in Arenas

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

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Hockey-tonkin’ in Smashville

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

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Hockey Lives Again in Huntsville!

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

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Atlanta Spirit Continues to Erase Thrashers History

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

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Now Writing For…

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

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Indifferent Interim President and College Sports Politics Force UAH Hockey to Hang Up Its Skates

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

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Professional Hockey is Officially Back in Atlanta

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

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Ladies, love hockey how you want to

Sometimes I feel that I’m in the minority in that I hate the term ‘puck bunny’. I hate it because I mostly hear it used as a way of saying loud and clear, “I’m not like That Girl.” You know, That Girl who’s … Continue reading

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