Tag Archives: Ice Midwest

Yo. Dude that writes the PucKChaser blog, where the hell have you been? You win a “Best of Kansas City” from The Pitch and you disappear. What gives? Job stress and relatively uninspired. I’m involved in some other youth sports … Continue reading

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EPIC Indoor Sports Fails — KC ice community Move on and Rally

Kansas City ice hockey and ice skating community. You are vindicated. EPIC Indoor Sports will close. When the one-year anniversary of the “mechanical failure” comes around on January 13 of 2012, there will be a new owner of the facility. … Continue reading

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“Patient” KC hockey fans sell out Sprint Center preseason game

Feels like I’ve written this same blog post in year’s past. Here’s the thing about last night’s sold out preseason game at Sprint Center. Where there’s smoke. There’s smoke. (yes, I stole that from NHLinKC blog, but it’s still perfect). … Continue reading

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Worst hockey season in Kansas City in 35 years ends with an inexcusable snub for Winnipeg

What is easily the worst hockey season in 35 years (Scouts moved in 1976) may come to a close as early as tomorrow when the announcement may be made that Kansas City has been passed over as the “next” NHL … Continue reading

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Ice Midwest “evaluation” reaches 71 days

Today is the 71st day (10 weeks) — (give or take a day or two) — since the owners of Ice Midwest began “evaluating” what they are going to do with their broken chiller. Remember, this was the quote in … Continue reading

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Ice Midwest — Midwest’s premier facility for Taekwondo

Midwest Sports and Performance — or as they still seem to be called “Ice” Midwest, will host the 2011 Kansas State Taekwondo championships this weekend. Kansas State Taekwondo Championships Still some people out there that think this place is ever … Continue reading

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A month turns into two…for Ice Midwest

Well, it’s been two months since Ice Midwest said that a return of the ice rink is at least a month away. Does anyone really believe, outside of members of the media, that this facility will return as an ice … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING MIDWEST SPORTS & PERFORMANCE — and the death of Ice Midwest

Ice Midwest will not return as an ice facility. The Overland Park facility will become Midwest Sports & Performance — a performance training facility and events center. Midwest Sports & Performance will feature two indoor arenas with indoor turf and … Continue reading

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Kansas City ice rink on life support

Back in 1994, there was basically one ice facility in Kansas City — King Louie at 88th and Metcalf. It was an odd ice facility in the basement of a bowling alley. It had a swiss chalet look to it. … Continue reading

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