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A Gay Man’s Experience at the Frozen Four

The 2014 Frozen Four marked the second time I attended college hockey’s premier event. However, this was the first time I went since I came out of the closet. Luckily, I live in a city that’s widely accepting toward gay … Continue reading

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Gay Hockey Diary: Playoff Time

I finally started learning how to actually play hockey in the Madison Gay Hockey Association. I’ll chronicle my journey in my Gay Hockey Diary, a semi-regular feature here. See the previous posts here. I now know why hockey players golf in … Continue reading

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Gay Hockey Diary: The Season Comes to a Close

I finally started learning how to actually play hockey in the Madison Gay Hockey Association. I’ll chronicle my journey in my Gay Hockey Diary, a semi-regular feature here. See the previous posts here. That was fast. There’s a weird paradox … Continue reading

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U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

I have a serious problem with what has happened to the Olympics, and particularly hockey. No, this isn’t about the whole “Russia hates gays” thing. (Though, OK, there is that. But if you’re reading this blog, you already probably agree … Continue reading

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Gay Hockey Diary: Let’s Take This Outside

I just started learning how to actually play hockey in the Madison Gay Hockey Association. I’ll chronicle my journey in my Gay Hockey Diary, a semi-regular feature here. See Post 1, Post 2, and Post 3. I’ve always enjoyed winter. While my … Continue reading

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Gay Hockey Diary: One, Two…We Want More

I just started learning how to actually play hockey in the Madison Gay Hockey Association. I’ll chronicle my journey in my Gay Hockey Diary, a semi-regular feature here. See Post 1 and Post 2. I can’t imagine how adults learn … Continue reading

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Gay Hockey Diary: The Season Begins

This summer, I finally made the leap and started playing hockey. I’ve loved this sport for so long, but growing up in the middle of the woods, I had little opportunity to learn how to play. Then, after moving to … Continue reading

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It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish

Early this month, I wrote a Penguins preview that was essentially a giant cop-out. The city of Pittsburgh had a bad case of Bucco Fever, as Buctober threatened to halt any economic productivity for the city’s fans. With TBS only … Continue reading

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Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins kick off the 2013-14 season tonight…and honestly, nobody in Pittbsburgh is paying attention. October doesn’t start in the Steel City until #Buctober ends. Apparently, Tomas Vokoun and Kris Letang are injured? And the Pens have some massive salary … Continue reading

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Penguins Free Agency: Are You Happy Now, Boston?

Ever topical, the PuckBuddys crew takes a look at how their individual teams fared during the recent free agent frenzy. Today: the Pittsburgh Penguins. The theme of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2013 free agency: Let’s make Boston feel better about losing … Continue reading

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