Eric Hiller(left) of Port Huron and Andy Morris(right), also of Port Huron, was invited by the diabetics association to meet former Detroit Red Wing Kurt Maltby(center) on Jan. 28 at McMorran Place. Photo Credit: Twana Pinskey Eric Hiller(left) of Port Huron and Andy Morris(right), also of Port Huron, was invited by the diabetics association to meet former Detroit Red Wing Kurt Maltby(center) on Jan. 28 at McMorran Place. Photo Credit: Twana Pinskey

Red Wings’ Maltby visits Port Huron

Twana Pinskey Editor-in-Chief Mother Nature may not have cooperated with the weather for the 2012 Chilifest, but former Detroit Red Wings player, Kirt Maltby sure did. Maltby was all smiles as he greeted fans Jan 28 at McMorran Place Auditorium. According to Maltby, he chose this event because of proceeds benefiting the diabetics association. Maltby…

Port Huron's hockey has "A New Hope",in the Falcons Photo by Cody Kimball

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down Cody Kimball Webmaster The Port Huron Icehawks, following in the footsteps of the Flags, Bordercats, Beacons, and Flags, again, are no more. After 3 seasons, Mike Reed, Media Relations Coordinator, announced that the Port Huron Icehawks of the International Hockey League will be “discontinuing its hockey operations in Port Huron”. Kinney Entertainment,…

O. D.’s Rant 57-14

Donald Lierman Sports Editor Dearest reader, I have been maligned for too little or too many words in this, our last missive, of the book of O.D. I considered writhing or maybe just writing the word “THE” 666 times. But for you, dear faithful, I shall cry once more into the wilderness. Again, I am…

Icehawks begin playoffs

Donald Lierman Sports Editor Two years ago, a defeat in the finals after a seventh game overtime loss to the Fort Wayne Komets left a bitter taste in the mouth of Icehawks’ fans. Although only the opening round, a chance for revenge begins Thursday as Port Huron travels to Fort Wayne to begin their quest…

O. D.‘s Rant 57-11

Donald Lierman Sports Editor Let ‘em play, let ‘em play, let ‘em play … Now that’s old time hockey. The Olympics provided a stage for what purists call the way the game should be played. Few whistles, hard hitting, tight checking… all that was left out was a few droppings of the gloves.  Oh, I…

O. D.’s Rant 57-9

Support your local Skippers athletics! ‘Twas a big day Saturday for both the men’s and women’s basketball athletic programs. The men’s team knocked off number one in the nation Henry Ford Community College, 76-72. This was the first singeing of the Hawks’ feathers all year. Henry Ford had won 19 consecutive games until that night.…

Icehawks Ka-ream Komets

It was truly clobbering time for the Icehawks Tuesday, January 26 … both with red lights and black eyes. With the game out of hand the Fort Wayne Komets dropped the gloves. The Icehawks did not stand down. “We know most of our toughness is in the back end,” Port Huron Coach Stan Drulia said.…

Icehawks soar past Gems

The gods of hockey move in mysterious ways. Elusive bounces of the puck gave the Dayton Gems a 3-1 lead after the first period despite being out shot by the Port Huron Icehawks, 13-9. Whether it was a change of goalies or a renewed focus on the game plan, the Icehawks roared back to score…