RAPID CITY, S.D. -- I'm here, and I'm cold. That's right, folks, while I hear it's 70 back in Fort Wayne, it's snowing here.
Eh, it's hockey, no problem.
It's always fun to knock another minor-league city off the list. I'm going to have to compile how many I've been at, but I'm really looking forward to what I've heard is a festive atmosphere at Rush games.
I do feel a little badly for Komets general manager David Franke. Because I grabbed the last seat on the flight from Chicago to Rapid City, he had to drive from Fort Wayne to Detroit and fly here through Minneapolis.
But, hey, he waited a little too long.
Our slew of coverage this week continued with this story: Click here.
I'm told I'm the only reporter -- again -- who made the trip, so I'll check in often.
Now, it's time to find Mount Rushmore.