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I am a latino recreational roller and ice hockey goalie. It's really a full-time hobby, as I've become a total gearhead and continually rip apart and re-sew my gear.

Growing up in the Hershey, PA area, I became an Avs fan when the Bears were their farm team and my interest in hockey was growing (despite the local coverage, I never cared for any of the Philadelphia area sports teams.)

I lived in Pittsburgh for 8 years (4 of them as a Pitt student) and also follow Pittsburgh area sports teams due to my immersion in the black and gold city.

I also lived in Tampa, FL, where I attended graduate school and currently live in Arlington, VA. I have adopted the Washington Redskins as my "hometown" football team, being in the Washington, DC metro area.

A Fan Of...

  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAF Pittsburgh Panthers
  • NCAAB Pittsburgh Panthers
  • NHL Colorado Avalanche
  • General Pittsburgh Penguins, South Florida Bulls football, Washington Redskins
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Tallon Fired as 'hawks GM

  The Chicago Blackhawks have parted ways with general manager Dale Tallon and replaced him with assistant general manager Stan Bowman. Bowman is the son of hall of fame coach Scotty Bowman. T...


Avs re-sign Jones, 4 others and sign Darren Haydar

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that it has signed forwards David Jones, Chris Durno, Darren Haydar, Matt Hendricks and Brian Willsie, along with goaltender Tyler Weiman. h...


Sakic Listed on Canada's Olympic camp roster!

  On Thursday, Hockey Canada released a roster of 46 players who have been invited to the camp, including five goaltenders, 16 defencemen and 25 forwards. The camp will run from August 24-27 at...


Bouwmeester signs 5 year deal with the Flames

  Calgary Flames general manager Darryl Sutter made the most of his opportunity to negotiate with Jay Bouwmeester. The defenceman avoided unrestricted free agency by agreeing to a 5 year deal...


Paul Stastny included in USA Olympic camp roster

  USA Hockey unveils men's Olympic camp roster CTVOlympics.ca Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2009 10:24 AM ET Young guns like Ryan Miller, Patrick Kane and Phil Kessel  headline the list...


Cody McCormick not given qualifying offer by Avs; to become a UFA

Goodbye Cody McCormick by Adrian Dater on June 29, 2009   Cody was/is a good kid who always worked hard for the Avs. Let’s wish him the best, Av-Aholics. Cody McCormick will not be back with the A...


Leafs sign Francois Allaire as goalie coach

Leafs hire goalie coach Allaire   Wednesday, June 10, 2009 THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO -- The Toronto Maples Leafs hired Francois Allaire as the team's...


Jonas 'The Monster' Gustavsson "bidding wars" and where could he end up?

I wrote the below on a goalie message board a few weeks ago.  But I figured with all of the Gustavsson talk going on in the Harding thread, it would be worth while to reprise my thoughts here.Jonas...


Avs [already] hire Sacco as head coach

Avs hire Sacco as head coach By Adrian Dater The Denver Post Posted: 06/04/2009 10:55:11 AM MDT Updated: 06/04/2009 10:56:33 AM MDT The Avalanche has hired Joe Sacco to be...


Avalanche Off-season game plan from TSN

OFF-SEASON GAME PLAN: AVALANCHE SCOTT CULLEN 4/22/2009 4:02:18 PM The 2008-2009 season was a fall from grace for the Colorado Avalanche, onetime perennial powers in the Western Conference who...


Laperriere Nominated for Masterton Trophy

Ian Laperriere Nominated for Masterton Trophy.


Hejduk wants to play (for Avs) beyond current contract...

Hejduk wants to play beyond 2009-10 season The Denver Post Posted: 03/26/2009 12:30:00 AM MDT Updated: 03/26/2009 12:46:27 AM MDT     Last summer, Milan Hejduk hinted he might retire when his...


Dominic Moore

Moore matchups not meant to be By Terry FreiThe Denver Post Posted: 02/01/2009 12:30:00 AM MST A former Harvard Crimson center named Moore from the Toronto suburb of Thornhill, Ontario, had a big...


Forsberg declines NHL comeback (this season)

FORSBERG RULES OUT NHL COMEBACK THIS SEASON 1/30/2009 9:15:12 AM STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Peter Forsberg has ruled out a return to the National Hockey League this season. Forsberg told Sweden's...


There will be NHL hockey for the next two seasons

REPORT: NHL PLAYERS CHOOSE NOT TO RE-OPEN CBA The NHLPA's executive board has voted unanimously not to re-open the collective bargaining agreement at the end of the NHL season, meaning the CBA...


Avs without Lappy, Foote tomorrow at Nashville

Laperriere, Foote Out vs. Nashville Veterans Will Not Make the Trip to Face Predators Craig Stancher Jan 5, 2009, 2:18 PM EST Foote The Avalanche will be without a pair of...


Stastny To Have Surgery; McCormick Has Broken Foot

Stastny to Undergo Surgery Avalanche Center Will Have Procedure Done Tuesday Craig Stancher Dec 28, 2008, 2:48 PM EST Following Sunday’s practice at Family Sports Center, Avalanche head...


Forsberg hopes to play (for the Avs) in playoffs

Forsberg setting his sights on another chance in NHL The Denver Post Posted: 12/16/2008 12:30:00 AM MST Updated: 12/16/2008...

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