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Best of Views Infinitum 2013

As I wrap up another year of photoblogging, it is time to reflect back on the past year’s adventures.  In reviewing the thousands of photos I produced this year, it was not surprising to me and, if you follow me … Continue reading

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The Calder Cup

The Calder Cup trophy, given to the champion of the American Hockey League (AHL) each season, stands 24 inches tall and weighs 35 pounds. The sterling silver bowl is 12 inches high and 8 inches in diameter. The hardwood base is made … Continue reading

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View 284: Russian Father

Normally the captain of the hockey team takes part in the ceremonial puck drop before a game. However, when a teammate’s Father traveled all the way from Russia, Syracuse Crunch Captain Mike Angelidis made an exception and let young rookie Vladislav … Continue reading

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Hockey in June

Syracuse Crunch fans are experiencing something that has never happened in the team’s 19 year history, playing playoff hockey games in June inside the War Memorial.  Previously, the latest the team has played was late May.  While it has not … Continue reading

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View 283: Playoff Hockey Intensity

The intensity of playoff hockey has players skating faster and hitting harder. Syracuse Crunch Ondrej Palat (12) is not the biggest player on the ice.  Still, he took on Grand Grand Rapids Brian Lashoff (32) during the Calder Cup Final game … Continue reading

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