Welcome to our 30-city tour of the NHL. If you are thinking about taking a road trip to cheer for your team in enemy territory, or simply want to visit an array of arenas while watching a variety of match-ups, you've come to the right place. After 16 years of constant travel covering this good old game we call hockey, your humble correspondent might as well be of some service. Fodor has yet to come out with its NHL travel guide, but I've got plenty of tips for what to do and see wherever you may go.
Before setting out on your journey, always remember a couple of hard-and-fast rules for the modern road warrior: never,
OK, let's do this in alphabetical order. This might not be the most economical of itineraries, but you've got all the dollars, loonies, krona (that's Swedish money) and rubles (Russian) you'll need to have a wonderful trip.
And while in Raleigh, please visit a place called Ole Time Barbecue. My goodness, you will thank me for it. This is where the locals go.
Well. here we are back home. Fun, wasn't it? Next week we'll take a tour of all the AHL cities.