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    May 6, 2013

    The Houston Aeros Are No More, R.I.P.

    The Houston Aeros lost 7-0 to the Grand Rapids Griffins in Grand Rapids on Saturday night. With the loss the Aeros are done for this season, having lost the deciding game of round one of the AHL Calder Cup playoffs. And with the loss, the Houston Aeros are done in Houston. They are no more. The nex ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    Top Five Things to Do in Houston Sports This Weekend: Depressed Aeros Edition

    Well, it's official. The Houston Aeros is moving to...Iowa. I've been to Des Moines. It's a nice town. But, losing our only tie to professional hockey pretty much sucks. I'm depressed. But, I have to suck it up because there is lots more to do and I can't get bogged down in something like this. I me ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Say Goodbye To The Aeros & Pro Hockey: The Team Is Moving To, Ummm, Iowa

    The Houston Aeros, it now seems assured, will not get to celebrate their 20th anniversary of being the only hockey game in town. The Minnesota Star-Tribune, which covers the Aeros' parent team, the Minnesota Wild, reported today that Wild officials have all but ended negotiations with the Toyota Ce ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    Report: Aeros To Des Moines; Their Weird Toyota Center Fight Now Includes Talk Of Missing Office Equipment, Bad Ice & Iffy Wi-Fi

    I wrote last week that the Houston Aeros might possibly be in the midst of their last-ever regular season homestand. The team's lease with Toyota Center expires at the end of this season, and negotiations though supposedly on-going throughout the season, have not been fruitful. Michael Russo, the M ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Top Five Things to Do in Houston Sports This Weekend: Dirt, Clay, Mud and Cheerleaders

    TGIF, my children. It's time to rev up the weekend and get yo butt in gear. You may want to lie around on your couch watching the Final Four or spend some time absorbing "culture" at a "museum." I say blow all that crap out of the water with an ass kicking good time like any red blooded American. Ho ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    The Last Ever (Possibly Maybe Forever) Disappointing Stand of the Houston Aeros

    This time two years ago, the Houston Aeros were making their final push to secure a Western Division playoff spot. They were on a spurt of a fantastic play that would propel them through the end of the season into the Calder Cup finals where they came up just short of the AHL championship. Two year ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Aeros Star in New TV Series (Up North)

    The NHL's Minnesota Wild is the subject of a Hard Knocks-type show on its minor-league system, and that means the Houston Aeros will be front and center. Becoming Wild will include episodes on the Aeros' Calder Cup run and coach Mike Yeo, who went from heading the Aeros to the Wild. Who wouldn't w ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Aeros Implode, Fall Behind 2-1 in Playoff Round Two

    John RoyalJared Spurgeon briefly gives the Aeros something to celebrate.​The Houston Aeros had plenty of chances to make things right last night. Like taking the early 1-0 lead off of a power play goal. Or, down 4-2 in the third, having the refs confer and change a no-goal call to goal. Or ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Aeros Hockey: Fourth Place, No First Place, No Fouth Place (Or Second Place, Maybe)

    John RoyalWhat would a hockey game be without a fight, eh?​For one brief shining moment this weekend, the Houston Aeros were tied for first place. They're no longer in first place, not after another brutal travel weekend that found them playing a game in Houston, then Cleveland, then Toronto ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    November 30, 2010

    Aeros At The Quarter Mark Of The Season: Shaking Off A Bad Start?

    Aeros on the edge of the playoff hunt​The Houston Aeros' Thanksgiving weekend was emblematic of their 2010 season so far -- too many losses, but at the end hope for the future.They lost to the Texas Stars in Austin 5-3 on Wednesday night, lost to the San Antonio Rampage 5-3, in Houston on Friday ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Aeros End Up At .500, With Plenty Of Changes On the Way

    Photo by Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​The season's all over for the Houston Aeros, and a season that started with a defeat in Winnipeg ended with a loss in San Antonio. In between, the wins and losses evened out and the Aeros finished the season with a 34-34-7-5 record (80 points), good enough ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010

    The Aeros Matt Kassian: Enforcer On The Ice, Humanitarian Off It

    Photo courtesy Houston Aeros​It's no secret that the season has long been over for the Houston Aeros. And a March slump all but eliminated the team from the playoffs when just one short winning streak might have kept them in contention. But there have still been games to play, and after last night ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    The Close Losses Keep Piling Up For The Aeros

    Photo courtesy Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​There was once a pitcher for the Houston Astros known as Jose Lima. Lima had a moderately successful career for the Astros while the team was in the Astrodome, a park ideally suited for his style of pitching, a style which often involved deep flyball ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Aeros' Wade Dubielewicz Is A Travellin' Man

    Photo courtesy Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​Houston Aeros goalie Wade Dubielewicz has been all over the place recently. He's been traveling with the Aeros as they criss-cross the country. He's been to Minnesota and California with the parent club Minnesota Wild. Saturday night he backed-up the ... More >>

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    January 11, 2010

    The First George Bush Keeps On Mackin'

    Photo courtesy Houston Aeros​ We've seen before the playa ways of George Bush the First.Now, via the Houston Aeros' Facebook page, we see there's no quit in this man.Party on, dude.

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    December 29, 2009

    Troy Ward, The Aeros' Man Behind The Scenes

    Photo by Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​Houston Aeros fans hear his name announced every night. They sometimes see and/or hear him interviewed by Joe O'Donnell during pregame or one of the intermissions. Yet ask most fans about assistant coach/assistant GM Troy Ward, they probably won't be able to ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Aeros Start To Get Back On Track A Bit

    ​When last we heard from the Houston Aeros, they were a beat-up, short-handed squad struggling to score goals, win games, and send a complete roster of skaters onto the ice.Things change in a week.The Aeros spent the Thanksgiving holiday flitting about between Canada and New York, and despite the ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Aeros Breaking Out Of Their Funk, Maybe

    Photo by Jason Villenanueva/Houston Aeros​Last Wednesday, the Houston Aeros lost a tough 1-0 game to the Lake Erie Monsters at Toyota Center. It was disappointing not only because of the loss, but because it dropped the team below the .500 mark on the young season.Worse, the team appeared to be l ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Aeros Are Struggling To Start The Season

    Photo by Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​The Houston Aeros are consistent about two things this season. They've played six games this season. All six games have been on the weekend. The Aeros have won three of those games, and they've lost three of those games. They're also consistent about the fac ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Some Aeros Miscellania, Including Cheerleaders

    Photo Jason Villanueva/Houston Aeros​Just thought I would share a little Houston Aeros hockey news today -- for some reason, I can't get into football yet, but I'm fully up on all hockey. I can't explain it...okay, yes I can. I got to watch the tryouts for the Aeros cheerleaders, the Aero Dynamics ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Aeros Make Another Game Seven Escape, Head To Conference Finals

    Photo by Fred Trask/The Third Intermission"If you can't get yourself ready for a game like this," Houston Aeros captain Clayton Stoner said Wednesday morning, "then you don't deserve to be here."The "here" was Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The game was Game Seven of the West Division Finals. The Aeros, who ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    Aeros Advance Even With The Refs Disallowing Goals, The Bastards

    It's been a rollercoaster season for the Houston Aeros. They've been hot. They've been cold.  They've lost players to injuries and call-ups to the NHL. They've been an offensive machine, then they've been a team relying on defensive perfection because the team can't buy a goal. "I agree with ev ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Aeros Beat The Rivermen And The Travel Gods

    "I'm proud of our guys," a tired Kevin Constantine said from his office Saturday night. "It was a travel day from hell. I've never been part of that. Something that crazy travelwise, and still played a game. I couldn't imagine a more adverse condition to put a team under than that. And the guys they ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Houston Aeros Slip Up Over Bad Weekend

    The Houston Aeros came into this weekend in a tie for second place. They leave the weekend in fourth place. And though they were able to win one of three games played, the team didn't look good at anytime and, at one point, after Friday night's 6-1 loss to the Rockford IceHogs, Aeros coach Kevin C ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Kurtis Foster: One of the Team

    We press guys walked into the Houston Aeros locker room on Saturday night and saw a happy bunch of guys. Sure, they had just defeated the Iowa Chops. And sure, the team had just won its sixth straight game. The win was a thriller, a 2-1 Aeros win in the shootout that featured some of the team's m ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Kurtis Foster: One of the Team

    We press guys walked into the Houston Aeros locker room on Saturday night and saw a happy bunch of guys. Sure, they had just defeated the Iowa Chops. And sure, the team had just won its sixth straight game. The win was a thriller, a 2-1 Aeros win in the shootout that featured some of the team's m ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    Houston Aeros, Now with Boos and Bikinis

    I heard something on Friday night in Toyota Center I don't think I've ever heard before. The fans were booing the Houston Aeros. Of course, the Aeros were playing some piss poor and rather lackluster hockey, but I'm just not used to hearing fans in Toyota Center boo the team. And on Friday night, ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Sinful Xmas, Houston Aeros and AC/DC

    Brrrr. It's getting chilly. Not that you could tell from looking at the photo below. Sinful Xmas at Warehouse Live Yuletide naughtiness was in season at Dare Ware's December 13 bash. Houston Aeros Win Two of Three It was a good week for the Aeros, complete with free wings and flying teddy be ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Shadow Bar, La Carafe, Houston Aeros and Twitter

    Welcome to December, ladies and gents. We've got some holiday surprises planned for later this month, but we get going with some classic weekend coverage. 12:45 a.m. at Shadow Bar and 1:30 a.m. at La Carafe What's bar-hopping without variety? We went to two very different places on Saturday even ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Krys Kolanos Is Awesome. The Rest of the Aeros (and the Uniforms), Not So Much.

    Photo by Fred Trask It's been about a month since I've seen the Houston Aeros play a game - they've been on the road and I've been on vacation. So I'm not really sure about what's going on with this team. They leapt out to a 5-0-0-0 start, which was the second best in team history. The 2008-09 Ae ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Krys Kolanos Is Awesome. The Rest of the Aeros (and the Uniforms), Not So Much.

    Photo by Fred Trask It's been about a month since I've seen the Houston Aeros play a game - they've been on the road and I've been on vacation. So I'm not really sure about what's going on with this team. They leapt out to a 5-0-0-0 start, which was the second best in team history. The 2008-09 Aer ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    November 13, 2008

    Aeros Have Lost That Scoring Feeling

    When last I wrote about the Houston Aeros, they had just lost a game at home to move their record to 6-4-0-0 for the season. The team was playing some excellent offensive hockey, but the defense wasn’t quite clicking. Then the Aeros’ best offensive weapon, Krys Kolanos, was called up to the Mi ... More >>

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    November 3, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Halloween, Willie Nelson and Houston Aeros

    Three words: Friday night Halloween. Two more words: Totally awesome. Nightlife Photos: Houston Halloween Space City got all dressed up on Friday, October 31, for Boheme, Numbers, Avant Garden, The Next Door, The Flat, Bond and Allure. Willie Nelson at House of Blues Willie's Halloween conc ... More >>

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    October 20, 2008

    Over the Weekend: House of Blues and Houston Aeros

    Beautiful weekend. We actually woke up chilly this morning. 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues Dan Aykroyd and plenty of others showed up on Saturday night to help welcome the new House of Blues. San Antonio Rampage vs. Houston Aeros Damn. Fourteen goals in three quarters. We had no idea hockey co ... More >>

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    October 12, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Pearl Bar, Los Tios, Escalante's and Houston Aeros

    Greetings. Hope yours was as good as ours. Let's compare notes. 12:45 a.m. at Pearl Bar Bill Olive prowled Washington and came back with some pics of ping pong, solid-color shirts and lots of cocktails.

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    August 19, 2008
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    April 27, 2008
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    April 25, 2008
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    April 23, 2008
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    April 21, 2008
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    March 21, 2008
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    January 10, 2008
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    December 26, 2007

    Over the Holiday: Houston Aeros, Hollow Men, Hit and Run

    Welcome back. We hope everyone enjoyed the time off. We sure did. (Insert eggnog joke here.) The Houston Aeros Beat the Springfield Falcons Cal Clutterbuck got the action going with a brutally legal check, and Petr Kalus sealed the deal with two goals worthy of the highlight reel. We Are the Holl ... More >>

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    October 9, 2007
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    October 28, 2004

    Shooting the Puck

    High school camera crews score the big one: the Aeros' halftime show

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    September 25, 2003

    Best Fans

    Houston Aeros

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    September 25, 2003

    Best Ice Rink

    Aerodrome

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    May 22, 2003

    Doggy Style

    A poodle and a rottweiler tie the knot

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