Saturday, November 21, 2009

Sharks road trip photos part 3 = St. Louis

On November 14, 2009, we journeyed first to St. Louis, MO, to see the Sharks beat the Blues 3-1... we would later trek on to Chicago, but that's a story for a different post.

The Tin Can, site of our after-party... beer served in, surprise, tin cans.

Victory photo...

The escalator of infamy...

Fear the Fin meets St. Louis Game Time... no crimes reported.

Brad Staubitz gets plucky...

Brad Lee, founder of St. Louis Game Time, and our host for the evening.

Scottrade Center, home of the St. Louis Blues.

Sleek architecture in St. Louis.

Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cardinals legend Stan Musial.

Interior of the Old Courthouse dome.

St. Louis Arch, all shiny.

Brandon and the Old Courthouse.

Brandon should make this his Facebook profile image... just sayin'.

"I was here..."

Sharks road trip photos part 2 = South and North Carolina

Photos taken in Columbia, SC on October 31, 2009, and more photos from the San Jose Sharks vs. Carolina Hurricanes game on November 1, 2009, in Raleigh, NC.

Cute baby attire...

This is the quality of ice AFTER a non-Zamboni "polished" it.

Former Shark Ray Whitney, honored for his 1,000th career game.

Manny Malhotra

Cam Ward, a few games pre-injury

Rob Blake practices before Rod Brind'Amour

Jealous of that white banner...
RBC Center, Raleigh, NC - home to the Carolina Hurricanes

Tailgating before a hockey game? Welcome to the South.

Crossing into North Carolina...

Dave Valentin's shrine to the San Francisco Giants, at home in Columbia, SC

Strom Thurmond and the South Carolina Capitol

South Carolina's Capitol, Columbia

The star marks where a cannonball hit during the War of Northern Aggression

Dave enjoys a cigar whilst driving around Columbia

Hell of a welcome, Dave!

This massive house could be yours for about $200 K... damn I'm jealous

Sharks road trip photos part 1 = Atlanta

Lately I've been attending an exorbitant number of San Jose Sharks road games. Here are photos from my trip to Atlanta, GA to see the Sharks beat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-3, on October 24, 2009.

Georgia Aquarium - the whale shark

Underneath the biggest aquarium tank on earth, Georgia Aquarium

Victory photo with the Fear the Fin peeps

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s house

MLK's grave

Ebenezer Baptist Church, where MLK preached

Jason Demers and Dan Boyle during the game

This is what happens when Atlanta scores... pyrotechnics

Devin Setoguchi during practice

Ilya Kovalchuk... about an hour before his injury

Dany Heatley, former Atlanta Thrasher

The Dan Boyle fanclub from Tampa

Dave Valentin, and the requisite beer @ the Hard Rock

Atlanta fans love Chick-Fil-A

Ryane Clowe wonders why some a**hole is taking his photo

CNN - also home to the Philips Arena