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Guest Post/Giveaway: Empty Net by Toni Aleo

Wanna Be a Hockey Fan?
Toni Aleo
-          Ice Hockey
-          Roller Hockey

My Definition:
            Crazy hits, amazing plays, rowdy crowds, and amazingly hot guys!

So you want to be a hockey fan?

Here are some things you need to know:

1.       We don’t do quarters or half times. We have three 20 minute periods of awesomeness. In between , there are two 20 minute intermissions.
2.       Please do not wear a short little skirt and low cut top, you will freeze. Diehard fans like me will look are you like you are crazy too! Make sure to wear something warm and in team colors.
3.       More than likely you will see a fight. These are amazing, enjoy it. Hopefully, someone will draw blood.
4.       The Hat Trick is when a player scores 3 goals in the game. When this happens, everyone usually throws their hats on the ice. At the Bridgestone Arena, after the game you can go buy your hat back and the money you give goes to charity.
5.       A penalty is when a player does something they’re not supposed to. This will happen quit often and usually leads to a power play for the opposing team.
6.       A power play is when one team has a one man advantage while the other team is one man short because he serving his penalty.
7.       Hockey fans are loud. So be ready for that.
8.       It’s very fast paced. Keep your eye on the puck and scream your little heart out.
9.        It gives people a reason to go out and drink on a Wednesday.
10.   Before you ask, that big machine thingy that is cleaning the ice is called a Zamboni. Yes, you should want to ride it. It’s so awesome.
11.   When the puck is in play, don’t get up and go to the bathroom. For one, its rude, people are trying to watch the game. Plus, what if the puck comes into the crowd and, since you’re the highest, you get hit in the head?
12.   Your boyfriend/husband will think you are amazingly hot. It’s a turn on to go to a game with a woman that enjoys the awesomeness of hockey. Just ask my husband. If I was a Red Wing Fan, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to keep him off me.

Now here is the most important thing you need to know.
The Nashville Predators is the best team in the league. You should cheer for them!

We are excited because there are two chances to win on this tour. One winner will be picked who comments today only (will be announced 9/22) for one copy of any of Toni's books. There will be a GRAND PRIZE of all three of Toni's Assassin's Series books and a swag pack! To be entered to win the prize for today, just leave a comment with your email. To enter the GRAND PRIZE, just fill out the form below. :) Make sure you stop by these other sites for a chance to enter to win. 
9/10/12 Nose In A Book
9/12/12 - Harlie's Books
9/17/12 - Rumor Has It
9/19/12 - My Secret Romance
9/20/12 - Reviews By Molly


  1. Thank you for being a part of the Empty Net Tour.

  2. So, I'm never going to be a hockey fan but I'm a Toni fan for sure. Thanks for the fun tips!

  3. Not a fan of hockey, but there are some yummy hockey players! Thanks for the opportunity.

  4. I so need to read this book and get into hockey!!

  5. I am a hockey fan...and an even bigger Dennis Seidenberg fan. Does rooting for the Boston Bruins ruin my chances to win? :)

    Awesome giveaway!


  6. I have always wanted to ride a Zamboni..... but I thought he was the goalie! :)

    Go Admirals!

    emmasmom AT wi DOT rr DOT com

  7. I love reading hockey books written by a true fan. It just brings out the real emotion of game. This is an amazing series and I can't wait to read about Piper's story. Way to leave us hanging, Toni. :)

  8. Nice post.


  9. Well, that taught me a lot about hockey.It is an exciting game to watch.

  10. I LOVE hockey!! We eat, sleep, and breathe hockey from the STL Blues to the Peoria Rivermen to my son's IceHawks. Hockey is our way of life! What could be better than hockey.....Hockey Toni's style!!
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  11. Congrats on the new release. This book sounds fantastic. Can't wait to read it. Thanks for the great "Need to know" list.


  12. I'm a hockey fanatic (go Sharks!)--sigh, the thought of another NHL lockout upsets me so much! I know I'll love this series.


  13. Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  14. Thanks for sharing your list of what it takes to be a hockey fan. I definitely don't qualify on all of them, but I'm well on my way to becoming one LOL

    bas1chsemail at gmail dot com

  15. Thank you for the great blog tour sounds like a great book!