North American Hockey WIth Friends From The Other Side of the Globe

The game story for the OKC Barons’ victory is below…. but the LIFE story is in the group of friends, media professionals visiting from Dhaka, Bangladesh, who attended their first professional ice hockey game tonight at Cox Convention Center. Not only are these the most generous, thoughtful and real people I have come know, they were equally enthusiastic, energetic and at home at the hockey rink as any of the Okies in attendance.

I’ll link some more photos in the future once they send them to me, but for now there they are – right in the middle of the crowd.

Barons Stars AHL Hockey

For the second straight game the Oklahoma City Barons (2-3-0-0) relied on their power play late, as Linus Omark wristed the game winner over the glove of Cristopher Nilstorp early in the first extra period for a 2-1 OT win. The game winner was technically an even-strength goal as a penalty had just expired. Richard…

When the NHL Lockout Ended

When the NHL lockout ended in the mid-nineties, I was there to report it – and almost had my teeth knocked in by Marty McSorley. You can see the story here.

OKC Becoming Winnersville?

The Thunder are rolling. OU softball is storming through the WCWS. The Barons had a banner hockey season. And the OKC Redhawks, top farm club of the much improved Houston Astros, are on a stretch that rivals any in the franchise’s history.