Category Archives: The Minors

A Zak Divided Can’t Stand

The Lake Erie Monsters season is wrapping up tonight and the Avalanche are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. I feel like Annie Savoy in Bull Durham, but instead of the Bulls not losing, and me not getting laid, its more … Continue reading

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Avstober and then Some

Warning! this post is an amalgam of a bunch of posts that I have started over the past few weeks and am finally getting around to publishing. Better late than later!!! October this year belonged to the Colorado Avalanche, well … Continue reading

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Kristians Pelss

Hockey fans, Puckbuddys readers: I would like to ask you to take a moment of silence as the professional hockey world just became a little smaller. Edmonton Oilers prospect Kristians Pelss’ body was recovered from the Dugava River in Latvia on Friday. … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Avs!

Hey, I’m Zak. I am from the mistake on the lake and the most cursed city in professional sports, Cleveland, Ohio. If you don’t believe me just google the fumble, the drive, the shot, red right 88, or the most recent … Continue reading

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No Bull: You Can Play

It’s a weird way to start this post, but I have to admit it was actually a bit disappointing to learn that what I’d understood to be a “You Can Play Team Night” at the Cow Palace was instead a … Continue reading

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Major Minors

Hey there. I seem to only write “yes, I’m still alive” posts of late. Which is probably not the best idea. Neither is writing in a series of halting sentences. Like that. And that. And that… Anyway, yes I am … Continue reading

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Firsts, Lasts, Hellos and Goodbyes

This was an interesting and important weekend of puck across the Long Island sound for several reasons. First, the Islanders showed life and roared back to take down the Habs in Montreal, with Thomas Hickey’s overtime dagger (his first career … Continue reading

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Saturday Night: The Sound Tigers boldly go where no pro team has gone before…

The Islanders do funny things. Some things that make me crazy. Some things that make me happy. But they are always doing different things. They are the parent club of the AHL’s reigning and defending NorthEast Division Champs, The Bridgeport … Continue reading

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Stars Don’t Align For Lincoln

I’m pretty agitated that my first write-up of a hockey game isn’t about the Blackhawks, but I’m just crying over spilt milk so I’m just going to go ahead and let that go. Instead, this write-up is about the local … Continue reading

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Bears Out Of Hibernation

Oh, that giddy sensation! Have a hot date, but what to wear?  Should I shave? No, the rugged look should be fine, the beard isn’t grizzled yet. So I’ll wear jeans, but which top?  I don’t want to wear some other jersey, … Continue reading

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