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St. Louis, MO • United States • 29 Years Old • Male

Marketing the NHL

Posted September 21, 2008
In the early 90's, a young man who would later become a big Blues fan and a scientist (proving not all scientists are smart) started taking an interest in hockey. Hockey seemed to be everywhere at the time. The game was gaining in popularity thanks to great players such as Lemieux and Gretzky. There were movies (yes I know they were the Mighty Ducks movies, but they were popular with kids), and... Read More »


Posted February 27, 2008
A little commentary on the trades. First we will start with the moves that weren't made. First, we will address getting rid of Rucinsky. Honestly, I am sure they tried but just couldn't find anyone willing to give up much for him, especially since he is a FA at the end of the season, teams knew that unless they thought he was a missing piece to a playoff run, he could be had for free. The othe... Read More »

Leadership, heart, toughness wanted

Posted January 22, 2008
At the beginning of the season, the Blues went on a fairly aggressive ad campaign with the slogan "Whatever it takes". These commercials featured players and/or executives talking about the Blue Note Code. One of the things said in these ads was "we will not be outworked". However, anyone who watches the Blues lately can tell that this as been far from the case. Teams are outhustling the Blu... Read More »

Home Opener Eve

Posted October 9, 2007
Twas the night before the opener and all through the arena The techs are testing the speakers by playing funky cold medina The Zamboni's are out to make the ice real smooth And the Vendors are hooking up the kegs full of ice cold brews The Skates are being sharpened with oh so much care In hopes that goals will be scored in threes or in pairs And I the ticket holder can hardly wait Hockey i... Read More »

What are your opening night plans?

Posted October 3, 2007
After having to sit through another boring baseball season (which was compounded by the Cardinals playing like crap), and realizing that pro football just doesn't seem as much fun anymore (I'm sure my crappy rams have something to do with it, still love college though), I get to finally watch the greatest sport in the world!! Though the season starts tonight (and I will have versus on while getti... Read More »


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About Me

Favorite Teams

Hockey=BluesBaseball=CardinalsFootball=RamsCollege=Iowa Hawkeyes, Missouri Tigers, Army Black Knights

Most Hated Teams

Hockey=Red WingsBaseball=Cubs, Red SoxFootball=Eagles, Seahawks, Cowboys, PatriotsCollege=Iowa State, Nebraska, Air Force

Favorite Players

Hockey=Al MacInnis, the Plager Bros, Lee Stempniak, Bryce SalvadorFootball=Isaac Bruce, Marshall Faulk, Kurt WarnerBaseball=Pujols, Eckstein, Yadier Molina, Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee

Most Hated Players

Jordin Tootoo, Eric Lindros, Dominik Hasek, Tom Brady, Carlos Zambrano

Best Hockey Memories

Opening night 2006, First games after the lockout, listening to Brett Hull score the winning goal against the sabres on the radio, just in general watching hockey with my friends

My Hockey Teams

The Rednex, whatever the hell we called ourselves in the beer league-I don't remember

As a hockey player, I compare to...

no one I can think of is as bad as me

Favorite HockeyBuzz Bloggers

Most if not all of them

Favorite Websites

hockeybuzz, the-w.com, the usual suspects in sports,