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[27 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ultimate Sports Baby at Allstate Arena

I was on my own with the Ultimate Sports Baby today, so I decided to go to the Chicago Wolves game. First, it was the only game in town. Second, the Ultimate Sports Baby has not attended a game at Allstate Arena yet – the only remaining professional sports venue he has not attended a game in Chicagoland.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
Under normal circumstances I would have parked in the Target parking lot across from the arena for free. However, today I did not feel like lugging the stroller from the …

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[21 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
President’s Day in Rockford, Illinois

Last year I spent President’s Day driving to Rockford. This year was no different as the Rockford IceHogs hosted Peoria at 2:05 pm.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
As opposed to last year where I had to buy a ticket from the box office, this year I asked a group of people if they had an extra ticket. They did and handed me the ticket for free.

Peoria Riverman at Rockford IceHogs
Peoria jumped out to a big lead 4-1 lead in the first period which was too much for the IceHogs. Graham Mink scored …

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[4 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

I have written about this before and I will write about it again. Getting home from the northwest suburbs to my house by Wrigley Field on a Friday evening is nearly impossible to do in a reasonable amount of time. So whenever there is an event scheduled for the Allstate Arena on a Friday night, I plan to attend since I pass the arena on my way home from work.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
Tonight the Chicago Wolves were playing in a rare Friday night game. As usual I had to buy …

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[12 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

For the first time ever, I planned to attend two hockey games in the same day. I had always planned to attend the Chicago Wolves game since it was starting at 11:00 am – nothing better than weekday afternoon sporting events. But, Hospitality Jim also invited me to the Chicago Blackhawks game on Wednesday night so the doubleheader was set.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
There are no scalpers at a weekday afternoon minor league hockey game (let alone an evening minor league game) so I had to buy a ticket from the …