Los Angeles-based Metal Blade Records, who recently celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2012, have partnered with the Trenton Titans declare them as metal’s official hockey team. The two brands will be launching various cross-promotions over the next few months, primarily through both company’s array of social networks. The Trenton Titans play in the ECHL the premier “AA” hockey league and are the proud affiliate to the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL and the Adirondack Phantoms in the AHL.
The Trenton Titans host a weekly Google+ and YouTube live video feed. On the show, Titans GM Rich Lisk discusses the latest games, player moves, promotions, a top 10 related to current events in Titans Nation and a question and answer segment. Previous broadcasts are available on the Trenton Titans YouTube channel. The Trenton Titans are about halfway through their regular season as part of the ECHL’s Eastern Atlantic divison, with the remaining schedule available on trentontitanshockey.com. Fans can follow the team there, as well as via their other social outlets at: twitter.com/TTitans, facebook.com/trentontitanshockey.
Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel teamed up at the beginning of 2011 with NHL.com’s Shawn Roarke for a new radio show called ‘Metal Misconduct’. This show features interviews with musicians and athletes, merging the worlds of sports and metal music. Past guests have included Drew Stafford (Buffallo Sabres), Josh Barnett (MMA), Kyle Turley (Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), and more. The podcast is available on iTunes HERE.
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The Philadelphia Flyers can be the #1 team in the NHL by the end of the night.
A couple factors play into this but it’s not impossible.
Here’s the formula:
#1. Philly must beat the Islanders in regulation for 2 points. (Not a difficult task. The Isles are far from the dynasty that won 4 consecutive Cups. They’re kind of a glorified AHL team these days)
#2. Current NHL leader, Vancouver Canucks must lose to the St. Louis Blues… in regulation.
This is the last regular season meeting between the Blues & Canucks. Blues lead the series 2-1 but they’re coming off 2 losses while the Canucks lost their last outing as well. However, Vancouver have won 7 of their last 11 games.
Teams get 2 points for a regulation or OT victory. The losing team gets 0 points in a regulation loss but 1 point in OT.
For reference purposes, the Flyers have 84 pts, Vancouver 85 pts hence the anticipation.
We’re one day away from showtime!
My excitement (& appreciation) is unwavering. In fact, I’m become more & more stoked with each passing day.
Unfortunately, the NHL is posing quite a problem today. It’s impossible to turn away from the Rangers vs. Flyers game, but there is a little window to get work done between the end of the game & Tim Horton’s Heritage Classic.
What is the Heritage Classic?
It’s the second outdoor NHL game of the season. This time, the Montreal Canadiens visit frigid Calgary to battle Jerome Iginla & the Flames in sub-zero temps!
Also, MONSTER MAGNET return to Starland Ballroom TONIGHT! Slayerville, baby.
This weekend is already zipping by.
New shows are up on UPCOMING SHOWS including IMMORTAL & Absu tonight!
Sitting around tomorrow?
DAYTONA 500 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Dale Earnhardt crash. Ten years? Wow.
Rumor has it my boss is driving (or at least riding in) the pace car.
NHL HERITAGE CLASSIC – Sunday @ 6pm
Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens on Versus. Consider it a pacifier for the crying Canadians; “Wah-wah, we don’t get an outdoor game.”
Well, you do now… Unfortunately, the brawls & beatdown Sean Avery will receive against the FLYERS on Sunday might be more exciting.