Game One Tonight…

Just a quick update here before Game One against the Admirals… Boy, oh boy, is the first 10 minutes and really, the first period going to be crucial tonight.  The Aeros haven’t played in 9 days and they will be rusty – or at least that’s my assumption.  Thus, they need to “weather the storm” […]

Talkin’ About Practice…?

Boy, what a great press conference Allen Iverson “hosted” years back – the infamous “We Talkin Bout Practice” diatribe (you can fast forward to the 50-second mark if you really want to cut to the chase).  Well, with the Aeros having some extended time off due to their sweep of Peoria, it’s all about practice […]

Race To Four…

The Aeros’ mantra this postseason has been and will continue to be, “a race to four” – meaning hey aren’t so much focused on each series being a best-of-seven, yet instead they’ve chosen to focus on the four wins it takes to advance. Well, tonight is another step in that process with Game Four less […]

A Look At Game Three…

The Aeros are clearly in the driver’s seat now that they’ve got a 2-0 series lead over the Peoria Rivermen.  In fact, in AHL Calder Cup playoff history, 89.8% of teams that claim the first two games in a best-of-seven series, go on to win that series. However, the Rivermen played much stronger in Game […]

Game Two Preview…

Raise your hand if you’re sooooooooo proud, soooo soooo soooo proud of me for blogging every day so far during the Calder Cup Playoffs.  Now put your hand down because it’s only been three days and I shouldn’t be getting saluted quite yet. (By the way, the excessive sooooooo proud is a Curb Your Enthusiasm […]