Schedule Breakdown

Brandon Kisker blogs about the schedule, what will be challenging and how the Stockton Heat will have to navigate to the postseason in 2016-17.

A Look Through the Teams

Working diligently on the media guide has uncovered some interesting, good and sometimes unsettling trends from year one. Read some of Brandon's observations as he goes through, team by team and talks season series narratives.

Back at It after the Wedding, Trip

After returning from vacation, Brandon's back at the blog chatting about his time away, plus a few hockey stories that emerged while he was overseas!

One Last Blog for A While

Brandon's off to get married and to explore Germany with his future bride so he's got one last blog in him before leaving next week talking about new Heat Staff members, Flames Development Camp, and the AHL's new rules from the Board of Governors Meeting.

Draft and Trades and Free Agency....Oh My!

No it's not lions and tigers and bears, but instead the trifecta of things impacting the Flames and Heat over the last few days that has Brandon Kisker back on the blog, explaining what had happened and what he thought of the moves.

Pre-Draft Blog

The NHL Draft is this Friday and Brandon goes back to the blog to discuss a number of events leading up to the Draft, some analysis on the moves being made in the NHL and more in today's blog!

A Story of Going Home

For the first time since he started working for the Stockton Thunder in 2013, Broadcaster Brandon Kisker and his fiance Rachel went back home to Ohio for a friends wedding, but so many events and feelings transpired over the weekend that he took to the blog about a handful of them.

A Transcendent Call Shows World Audience the power of Punjabi

By now you've heard the Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi calls, but what you may not know about the announcer is that he works for the Flames too, he is helping turn hockey into a more multicultural game, and he happens to be a fun idol to Brandon Kisker. Read as Brandon talks about why he likes Harnarayan Singh and his experience with the Punjabi culture. Plus he introduces you to the "new guy" with the Heat in a logo review PLUS a look at the Florida Panthers new logo.

This Week in Hockey

A lot has transpired over the last week in the world of hockey and Brandon Kisker has thoughts on a lot of it, including a late May, early June appearance in the Cup Final by the Bay Area team, AHL free agency, why he's really excited about Rasmus Andersson, and what former Stockton Thunder players have signed in Europe.