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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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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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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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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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AHL in Independence Arena’s future?

Whenever there is talk of a NHL team coming to KC there are a lot of variables and speculation. If this happens, then this might happen, then we might have a NHL team at Sprint Center. Each scenario is rather … Continue reading

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