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Comrade Milton
Jul 16, 2005


I didn't to post this as a thread because it's really just a question. I have friend who lives in Washington, DC. He's been watching a lot of hockey and wants to go to his first game, but can't stomach/afford Capitals pricing even normally, let alone the Finals. I've been checking out alternatives that might have better pricing like the AHL and NCAA Division 1 teams, but Washington is like a hole of hockey. The nearest AHL teams appear to be in Southern Pennsylvania and I've stopped paying attention to the NCAA, but do not see any decent teams in the area for that either.

He wants to pay less than $100 for a ticket, wants to see decent hockey (he knows he's not going to see matured Datsyuks and proper Finnish goaltenders, but what is there that's within fifty miles that can fill the hole? I guess I'm asking even if there is such a thing. Any help would be great, even if just a PM. I don't want to derail the thread, but funding decent hockey discussion and legitimate knowledge outside of SAS is obviously difficult.

e: VV Thanks VV

Comrade Milton fucked around with this message at May 28, 2018 around 01:15

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Pleads
Jun 9, 2005

pew pew pew


The Players thread has a person or two in the area, I think, might also be a place to ask: https://forums.somethingawful.com/s...hreadid=3395347


Regina looks like rear end in this Final so far, woof.

nature6pk
May 26, 2006
Left Coast Lame-o

God I love Junior Hockey

Spelling Mitsake
Oct 4, 2007


nature6pk posted:

God I love Junior Hockey

Agreed. I followed it more this year than I probably have since the 04-05 lockout and it's been a blast. It's so fun to go to games, everyone should do it.

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

Good job to Bathurst taking the memorial. Even the Acadians win sometimes.

Troy Queef
Jan 12, 2013

I was 12 when I made love for the first time, in Tropea, with a Roman girl who was 17 years old.




Comrade Milton posted:

I didn't to post this as a thread because it's really just a question. I have friend who lives in Washington, DC. He's been watching a lot of hockey and wants to go to his first game, but can't stomach/afford Capitals pricing even normally, let alone the Finals. I've been checking out alternatives that might have better pricing like the AHL and NCAA Division 1 teams, but Washington is like a hole of hockey. The nearest AHL teams appear to be in Southern Pennsylvania and I've stopped paying attention to the NCAA, but do not see any decent teams in the area for that either.

He wants to pay less than $100 for a ticket, wants to see decent hockey (he knows he's not going to see matured Datsyuks and proper Finnish goaltenders, but what is there that's within fifty miles that can fill the hole? I guess I'm asking even if there is such a thing. Any help would be great, even if just a PM. I don't want to derail the thread, but funding decent hockey discussion and legitimate knowledge outside of SAS is obviously difficult.

e: VV Thanks VV

next year there's going to be a new NAHL team in Baltimore (specifically Odenton), and while it's junior hockey that league is a) very good quality, b) affordable, and c) a place to see future stars and seriously good goaltending (for whatever reason it produces better goalies than the "tier 1" American junior league, the USHL, according to the college people I've spoken to).

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

Texas is going back to the Calder Cup Final, baby!

mich
Feb 28, 2003



And Chris DiDomenico not happy about it (or the heckling fans).

https://twitter.com/_MeganHarris/st...307272226668544

inferis
Dec 30, 2003



but what does milbury think

El Gallinero Gros
Mar 17, 2010


inferis posted:

but what does milbury think

The words Milbury and think don't really go together

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

Someone help me with AHL Live, the website is down and NHL Network isn't showing Calder Cup Game 1 live.

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

Edward Mass posted:

Someone help me with AHL Live, the website is down and NHL Network isn't showing Calder Cup Game 1 live.

Someone is streaming on Youtube.

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake


Thanks.

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

Texas/Toronto is NUTS.

Hand Knit
Oct 24, 2005

Beer Loses more than a game Sunday ...
We lost our Captain, our Teammate, our Friend Kelly Calabro...
Rest in Peace my friend you will be greatly missed..

The Marlies probably laid their most comprehensive turd of the season, but I guess they at least only lost 2-1?

The Berzerker
Feb 24, 2006

treat me like a dog


Hand Knit posted:

The Marlies probably laid their most comprehensive turd of the season, but I guess they at least only lost 2-1?

Yeah they looked really rough, lots of dumb penalties in the 2nd period. That's okay. Let's bring it home in 6 so that it can happen with me there in person

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

I have a family reunion during Game 5

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/sta...961593619722240

Drunk Canuck
Jan 9, 2010

Robots ruin all the fun of a good adventure.


Good Marlies win

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

Kelly Cup finishes tonight!

https://twitter.com/ECHL/status/1005556391095005186

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

Marlies one win away from the Calder though if the trend continues this is going to game 7.

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

https://twitter.com/ECHL/status/100...4042823681?s=19

Eagles win their second straight Kelly Cup and are now moving up to the AHL

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

The Marlies can end it tonight, securing Johnnson and Dubas' a Calder Cup, and breaking the 3rd seal.

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

Stretch Marx posted:

The Marlies can end it tonight, securing Johnnson and Dubas' a Calder Cup, and breaking the 3rd seal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPvmIxu-LSA

Shinjobi
Jul 10, 2008



Gravy Boat 2k

I managed to drive 3 hours down to cedar park to see game 3, which....I wasn't super pleased with the result until a friend made the same trip to see game 5. Put the loss I saw in perspective.

Honestly, I liked the experience enough that I'm gonna look into doing it again next season. Was a lot of fun.

Edward Mass
Sep 14, 2011

"I saw Dallas Keuchel....THERE'S A BEARD!!!!!"


Broken Cake

Game 7 tonight! I'm missing RiffTrax Live to watch this, so the Stars had better fuckin' win.

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

Pretty fitting the only game 7 of the playoffs shows up for the finals.

The fix is in.

-e-

Though I guess there was a game 5 in the first to three so I suppose this no longer as magical.

Troy Queef
Jan 12, 2013

I was 12 when I made love for the first time, in Tropea, with a Roman girl who was 17 years old.




also yes, this game is on TV (NHL Network in the States, TSN2 up in Canada)

Shinjobi
Jul 10, 2008



Gravy Boat 2k

It's uh.....not been great for the Stars.

Troy Queef
Jan 12, 2013

I was 12 when I made love for the first time, in Tropea, with a Roman girl who was 17 years old.




this commentary takes "being a homer" to new heights, the kind that not even Ken "Hawk" Harrelson could dream of

Koopa Kid
Aug 21, 2007



lol that phantom Stars goal

Koopa Kid
Aug 21, 2007



Fun fact: not even the first non-goal called legit by dogshit AHL refs in the Calder Cup Final in recent memory against the Marlies

Koopa Kid
Aug 21, 2007



Andreas Johnsson is better than the entire Stars team

Koopa Kid
Aug 21, 2007



Marlies win!

Drunk Canuck
Jan 9, 2010

Robots ruin all the fun of a good adventure.


Kyle Dubas forever

The Berzerker
Feb 24, 2006

treat me like a dog


Koopa Kid posted:

Marlies win!

it was good.

Stretch Marx
Apr 29, 2008

I'm ok with this.

Johnny is so good.

In Dubas we trust.

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Hand Knit
Oct 24, 2005

Beer Loses more than a game Sunday ...
We lost our Captain, our Teammate, our Friend Kelly Calabro...
Rest in Peace my friend you will be greatly missed..

It took a while but the results finally started lining up with how the games were going. Is anyone going to the party at Ricoh tomorrow?

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