Category Archives: NCAA

Mark Cuban is wrong about D-League – the NHL does it better

I am the rarest of sports fans — a Kansas basketball fan who closely follows the NHL. With those strange characteristics, I have a unique view of how wrong the NBA’s age requirement is and how simple it is to … Continue reading

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This just in — Hockey hates Sprint Center

Well, Kansas City area hockey fans were delivered ANOTHER gut punch today. Kansas City is not a finalist to host the Frozen Four between now and 2018. Boston Among Finalists To Host 2015-18 Frozen Four Kansas City is a finalist … Continue reading

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Kansas City bids for the Frozen Four

As noted in this morning’s Kansas City Star, the Kansas City Sports Commission has put in a bid to the NCAA to host the Frozen Four at Sprint Center. I know what your first thought is: No one in Kansas … Continue reading

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Ice Breaker in Kansas City Preview

You are a hockey fan in Kansas City. You are excited to see four NCAA games at Sprint Center this weekend! But, you won’t know anything about the players. Never fear, I’m hear to give you MY preview. FRIDAY @ … 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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The Kansas Jayhawks, the one-and-done and Chris Kreider’s goal for the NYR

On Monday night, the first goal in Game 6 of the New York Rangers – Ottawa Senators game was scored by Chris Kreider. What does this have to do with the NCAA’s one-and-done rule? Just a few weeks ago Chris … Continue reading

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Kansas City franchise is one of the most innovative

Kansas City is not in the conversation for a potential NHL or NBA franchise because there is no owner for a franchise in Kansas City. No local owner has stepped forward. No out-of-town owner has stepped forward. Here is an … Continue reading

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How Josh Selby proves the NHL is better than the NBA

I’ve considered writing this blogpost for some time. Now, I have something relevant to relate the topic to Kansas Citians. You see, today, KU basketball player Josh Selby, who turned 20 three weeks ago, decided to move on to the … Continue reading

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League in the Midwest feeds the NHL

I found this chart interesting. It’s the number of players USHL players currently in the NHL. It shows, over time, that the United States Hockey League (“USHL”) is truly becoming a developmental league for the NHL similar to Canadian Hockey … Continue reading

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NCAA IceBreaker to KC — attendance goal?

Ok, so I know you are saying, “Hey, how well did that NCAA IceBreaker tournament draw in St. Louis a week or so ago? Well, I’m glad you asked. The two games Friday night drew 6,376 & 4,000 Sunday it … Continue reading

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