When I was growing up. my favorite hockey team was the Kalamazoo Wings. My hometown team. I spent many a nights cheering on the K Wings. And one of the things the tea, was known for, and still are, are colored ice games.
When the "Three Stars of the Game" happen at Van Andel Arena, I pick from 3 or 4 songs to play. "Shining Star" by Earth, Wind and Fire or "Starry Eyed Surprise". Maybe even "Counting Stars". But I didn't expect when the Sta…
The Griffs have their proverbial backs against the wall tonight. It's Game 3 of the Calder Cup Western Conference Semifinals against the Texas Stars. The Stars lead the series 2-0. The Stars also won the regular season title. But the Griffins beat them 3 out of 4 this regular season.
More fun from Star Wars Night at the Griffins game from the weekend! Over 40 Star Wars characters wandered around Van Andel Arena all game long, throwing out t shirts and other fun stuff. AND playing broomball!
The Griffins, being the farm team of the Red Wings, have 2 jobs. Try and win the Calder Cup and get players ready for the NHL. And they have done a pretty good job of both. One of the Red Wings prospects, Teemu Pulkkinen, is turning into one of those stars.