Category Archives: Missouri Mavericks

Mavs Owner Lamar Hunt Jr. says “more ice”, but where?

The fact that Lamar Hunt Jr. specified that he thinks the Greater Kansas City area needs more ice facilities is a great thing for the Kansas City hockey community. He says he has a “vision” and his vision will be … Continue reading

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Lamar Hunt Jr. to buy Missouri Mavericks – Thank you Adams brothers

Tomorrow will be the announcement that Kansas City’s professional hockey team will change hands to the Hunt family — a family we know very, very well in Kansas City. What do I think of Hunt buying the Mavericks? I think … Continue reading

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Two Olympic Hockey Players with ties to Kansas City

In a few weeks, the puck will drop on the Olympic hockey tournament. The Olympic hockey tournament is one of the few times that the sport we love takes center stage. Well, since the Lost City of Bettman blog called … Continue reading

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AHL — moving to Des Moines

The former Houston Aeros are no longer and the Minnesota Wild are going to move their AHL franchise to Des Moines. Good for Des Moines. The former ice pigs (or whatever the hell they were called) really suffered from bad … Continue reading

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Sprint Center’s 2012 hockey “season” the best yet

The best we are going to get in Kansas City is an NHL exhibition game every year. Remember, I’m not opposed to an NHL team in Kansas City, I just don’t think it will happen. My reason for thinking that … Continue reading

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Luc on NHL to KC “It’s not us, it’s you, Kansas City”.

Quite a bit of buzz about the NHL, Sprint Center and the chances of a team coming to Kansas City. Probably the most significant story appeared in the Kansas City Star. It’s a Q&A between NHL Hall of Famer/AEG exec … Continue reading

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Puck Daddy weighs with “KC’s chances of NHL take a hit” — still a great sports market

I’m humbled to get a mention in what I consider absolute must reading for every hockey fan — Sean Leahy from Puck Daddy weighed in with this post: I think Sean does a pretty good job of setting the stage … Continue reading

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Two chances for you to support hockey in Kansas City NOW

Time to show how well hockey is supported in Kansas City. First, an online petition to Overland Park and the Johnson County Board of Commissioners Petition to prevent the re-purposing of the facility at 12140 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, … Continue reading

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Missouri Mavs — I’m sorry. Now go to one of their games!!

You know. I feel like I kind of owe the Missouri Mavericks an apology. In the past, I’ve made some rather snippy comments about the lack of talent in the CHL. (I’m 100% certain they don’t care). I once wrote, … Continue reading

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Kansas City TV reporting of Sprint Center NBA presason game

OK, so I picked on Matt Stewart (probably a bad idea since he was a Division 1 football player), it’s only fair that I pick on the other TV reporters, too. KMBC’s Marcus Moore also did a story on the … Continue reading

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