Puck Talk

We’re on the Air

by Section328 •  Nov 12, 2012  •  0 comments

This morning, the good people at Sirius/XM NHL Radio were kind enough to host Mike and Leigh Flanagan. Initially the plan was Mike and Leigh would bring breakfast, hang out and listen to the show. Upon arrival, Mike was asked if he was ready to…

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NHL HHOF Induction Fan Forum i.e. I get to talk to Joe Sakic

by Mike Flanagan •  @mflanagan00 •  Nov 12, 2012  •  0 comments

Sunday is one of the highlights of HHOF Induction weekend, kicked off by the Fan Forum. The Hall of Fame does a great service to fans by providing a one hour panel for fans of that years honored inductees to ask questions and hear from the greats. You may not know this, but this blogger has a bit of a mancrush on one Mr. Joe Sakic, or as we refer to him in my house, Wrist Shot Jesus. Since his days in Quebec and on my screen in NHL 94, I've been a Sakic fanboy.We were fortunate to score two of the last seats in the forum to see the group of Sakic, Adam Oates, Mats Sundin, and Pavel Bure. Needless to say, the place was electric to meet and greet the greats. In fact, when Mats Sundin was introduced to the Leaf faithful, the roof about came off the hallowed hall.

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In line for 19 hours… for Mats Sundin?

by Mike Flanagan •  @mflanagan00 •  Nov 10, 2012  •  0 comments

We knew that there were some crazy fans up here in Canadia, and we were prepared to see a line in front of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto this AM. In fact, having done this dance before, we knew good and well that we should show up at least 3 hours before the 9AM opening. So, with our Tim Hortons' Double Double in hand, we headed over to the Brookefield Place to join the other hockey nuts...

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Celebration Whiskey

by Mike Flanagan •  @mflanagan00 •  Nov 8, 2012  •  0 comments

What a freaking response to the launch of our little corner of the web. A day like this calls for a drink worthy of celebration. Time to reach for the good stuff. The Jameson Gold Reserve doesn’t get touched often, but when it does, it…

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Welcome!

by Section328 •  Nov 8, 2012  •  0 comments

Welcome to Section328.com. We’re not just a collection of seats in close proximity to each other, we’re a hockey family that goes back as long as the Carolina Hurricanes do. When hockey in Raleigh became a reality, a few of us who, previously didn’t know…

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Founders Breakfast Stout

by Derek Roessler •  Nov 7, 2012  •  0 comments

**Update: This stuff is on sale around the Triangle for as low as $4.99/4pk.  BUY IT** A perennial favorite of mine, Founders Breakfast Stout is one of the better (IMO) coffee beers on the market, despite being from Michigan. It’s brewed with chocolate and 2…

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Canes 222: Why Mo Had to Go

by Derek Roessler •  Nov 7, 2012  •  0 comments

Paul Maurice was the first and third coach of YOUR Carolina Hurricanes. When the Canes came to town Greensboro, Coach Mo was all we knew about a hockey coach in charge of our team. Sure, there were handfuls of people who followed other teams and knew…

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Bacon Explosion

by Section328 •  Nov 7, 2012  •  0 comments

The myth, the legend, the bacon explosion.  One of the most revered tailgate delicacies, the bacon explosion is recommended by -4 out of 10 doctors. It involves 2 POUNDS of bacon, woven into lattices,  and 2 POUNDS of sausage.  As it requires a decent amount…

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