If it wasn’t obvious from my very sad playoff exit post, or any of my other posts for that matter, I am a Blackhawks fan. Since they are out of the playoffs I am forced to watch the Blues/Predators series. After watching game 1 of round 2 I think it is safe to say that … More Nashville Predators Looking Like a Well Oiled Machine
This is NOT what I expected. I wrote in a previous post that I really thought Crawford was getting the boot this off-season. Instead, we will all have to say goodbye to Chicago’s Darling. Scott Darling has proven that he has everything it takes to be a starting goalie. I was under the impression that … More Say Goodbye to Chicago’s Darling
This off season is going to get rough… … More Who Will Remain After the Trades: Crawford, Hjalmarsson, or Quenneville?
Playoffs are the most exciting time in hockey…until your favorite team is brutally crushed in 4 game sweep. The hawks just couldn’t get it together this year. That makes 2 first round exits in a row and well, it has been incredibly hard to cope with. I have been lucky enough to grow up in … More How to Recover from a Brutal Playoff Exit
For those of you that may not pay attention to those little annoying ads before the game goes to commercial, you may have missed the blurb about Kraft Hockeyville. For a quick synopsis, Kraft sponsors a contest to find the town that loves their rink the most and supports local hockey! Anyone can nominate a rink … More Kraft Hockeyville: Battle of the Bloomingtons!
The school year is almost over! My LAST ever undergraduate semester…but, more importantly, that means that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be here before I know it! I am especially excited about this year’s playoffs because of all the exciting things taking place in my life! Clayton and I are moving to our first apartment … More Playoff Traditions
When I started dating Clayton I knew that I was going to be swept up in the world of hockey. I already loved hockey but he has played his whole life, his brother has played his whole life, his dad coached, and well his mom was their biggest fan. It was clear, this family’s whole … More Bringing Us Together
When I first came to Peoria for school I really didn’t know anything about the city. I slowly explored and learned where things were and what there is to do around the city. One day I was scrolling through twitter and I saw an account for the Peoria Mustangs. I didn’t know anything about junior … More Hockey with Horsepower: The Peoria Mustangs
Clayton and I had been planning an Anniversary/Spring Break vacation for awhile now. We wanted to do a few different things but money is pretty tight for the both of us. A few months back I had ordered tickets to Hamilton in Chicago which just so happen to fall over spring break. We decided to … More Chicago: My City, My People
In January 2016 I met my favorite hockey player. I spent that following February getting to know him better. On March 6th, 2016 my favorite hockey player asked me to be his girlfriend. Somewhere in between March 6th, 2016 to March 6th, 2017, he also became my best friend. One Year If you ever have … More 1 Year With Patrick Kane!