The first weekend of ISMO Hockey demonstrates how immature the sport really is. With a blend of highlights, lowlights and everything in between, ice hockey is likely to entertain, but not necessarily for the reasons ISMO had hoped for.
This was a double-header weekend for the ISMO debuted Martian Ice Hockey in Korolev, Noviymir and Mareotis. The Korolev series featured The Sands versus the Wildcards, playing back-to-back on both Saturni and Solis. The small spectator capacity at K-Rink was sold out with more than 250 curious attendees from across the colonies in attendance.
With anticipation for ISMO's upcoming hockey exhibition, we've found 3 behind-the-scenes heroes that are solving problems to make ice sports possible. If Martian hockey takes off, it will be off the backs of innovators like these.
Could a possible sale of the Titans been to blame for unraveling the team and ultimately caused their defeat in the finals? Former Operations Director claims this Kamden Lewis was aggressively looking for buyers.
Not only are many speculating that the perceived success of the MAFL has influenced this sudden change in position, but for the first time, qualifications in sporting backgrounds will be recognized in the updated application forms. Though widely understood that athletic capabilities on Earth means very little with respect to performance on Mars, this opens up opportunities to address needs in a plethora of supporting roles.