Alice Cooper recently received an Honorary Doctorate from The Musician's Institute in Los Angeles. After receiving the award, he said, "One more of these and I can write prescriptions."
Now you know that Alice Cooper could one day write you a prescription... to rock. You're welcome. Out of sheer c ... More >>
John RoyalSay hello to Kristen and Kirsten, or is it Kirsten and Kristen?The Houston Aeros have 10 games remaining in the regular season. As of today, they are one point out of first place. However, they're just five points out of fifth place, and finishing in fifth could mean they miss out ... More >>
John RoyalAeros right wing Jed Ortmeyer watches the aciton unfold on the iceRight wing Jed Ortmeyer joined the Houston Aeros on New Year's Day. The team had already started showing signs of life right after Christmas, but when Ortmeyer came on board, the team soared, going on a January spree ... More >>
Aeros season-ticket holders get screwedThe long wait for Houston Aeros fans is over as the AHL released the league's schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Aeros season will open on the road on October when they play the first regular season game in the history of the expansion Oklahoma City Barons ... More >>
The most shocking moment of the 2008-09 Houston Aeros season involved none of the team's playoff wins, or its battle to stave off elimination in the AHL Western Conference Finals after falling behind three games to none to the Manitoba Moose in the best-of-seven series. Anyone who watched the te ... More >>
The old joke goes that a guy went to a boxing match and a hockey game broke out. Saturday night, the people in attendance for the Aeros game at Toyota Center got to watch that come true as fight after fight after fight broke out, in between what was some of the Aeros best play of the season.But fi ... More >>
As hard as it might be to believe, hockey season starts tonight. And for the Houston Aeros, this season starts in the same place that last season's ended. In Winnipeg, Manitoba.The 2009-10 Aeros are going to be a rather different looking team than what you saw on the ice last year. Krys Kolan ... More >>
The Cinderella Calder Cup playoff run of the Houston Aeros finally ended last night with the Aeros losing to the Manitoba Moose 3-1. But the fact that the Aeros actually made it to a Game Six should mean something, especially as, at this time last week, the Aeros were down 0-3 and only one game from ... More >>
Photo by Fred Trask/The Third IntermissionVeteran Tony HrkacThe Houston Aeros were down three games to none to the Manitoba Moose, and they were one game away from the end of their season. So yesterday morning, hours before their game with the Moose, I sought out Tony Hrkac, the grizzled old veteran ... More >>
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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Corey Locke rushes for the puck.
When last I wrote about the Aeros, the team was coming off a fight-filled 4-2 victory that left head coach Kevin Constantine hoping his team had turned the corner on what was quickly becoming a disappointing season. The team then proceeded to w ... More >>