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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 489/4736 EXP: 22787570 For next: 296597 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 4 hours
Y!: # 1 Posted on 16.7.03 1722.05 Reposted on: 16.7.10 1729.01 New season will feature first outdoor game Montreal at Edmonton, Commonwealth Stadium, Nov. 22 (edited by JayJayDean on 16.7.03 1524) Promote this thread!
Keeper Blutwurst Moderator Level: 35 Posts: 73/249 EXP: 273070 For next: 6868 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 39 days Last activity: 1 hour # 2 Posted on 16.7.03 1725.56 Reposted on: 16.7.10 1729.05 Actually, there was a thread about this about a month ago. Click Here
Omar Padilla Chourico Level: 37 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 334601 For next: 3655 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1051 days Last activity: 1049 days # 3 Posted on 17.7.03 0611.59 Reposted on: 17.7.10 0613.46 Yeah, but that thread has been closed. This event, of course, would only work in Canada. Having said that and knowing the atrocity that is NHL coverage in the States...I'm hoping that even ESPN can see that this game should be televised here in the States.
fuelinjected Banger Level: 98 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 9410399 For next: 243988 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3473 days Last activity: 3473 days # 4 Posted on 19.7.03 2135.38 Reposted on: 19.7.10 2136.11 They showed a dry run of the rink setup in Commonwealth stadium. If it all comes off as expected with 50,000 some fans attending, it's gonna be quite the spectacle.
Gugs Bierwurst Level: 84 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 5486559 For next: 175417 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 729 days Last activity: 90 days
Y!: # 5 Posted on 21.7.03 0324.25 Reposted on: 21.7.10 0328.23 I hope this works. If the NHL can get some outdoor games in, even if it's in East German Snot, Saskatchewan, it'll be great for attendance and ratings, just to spice things up. Of course, it's mroe likely that the ice will melt, or that it'll snow, or that something else simply awful will happen.
The Goon Boudin blanc Moderator Level: 95 Posts: 511/2444 EXP: 8447514 For next: 221124 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 6 Posted on 21.7.03 2209.59 Reposted on: 21.7.10 2211.03 Are any of the Western Canadian weiners planning on going? I am moving to Calgary in Sept so I'm thinking this game would be worth the drive to Edmonton, just for the spectacle of it all.
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 86 Posts: 800/1930 EXP: 5922741 For next: 219390 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 9 days # 7 Posted on 21.7.03 2217.59 Reposted on: 21.7.10 2229.03 Originally posted by The Goon Are any of the Western Canadian weiners planning on going? I am moving to Calgary in Sept so I'm thinking this game would be worth the drive to Edmonton, just for the spectacle of it all. We're actually trying to get a crew from here in Calgary to head up. As much as Edmonton both sucks and blows, it should be a blast.
Omar Padilla Chourico Level: 37 Posts: 156/284 EXP: 334601 For next: 3655 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1051 days Last activity: 1049 days # 8 Posted on 22.7.03 0352.21 Reposted on: 22.7.10 0354.09 If you all do make the trip....can you tell us all how much fun you had? Please?
canucklover Pickled pork Level: 31 Posts: 118/184 EXP: 170985 For next: 14380 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 3669 days Last activity: 3287 days # 9 Posted on 22.7.03 1108.13 Reposted on: 22.7.10 1115.14 I'll be going for sure. So far it looks like a group of about six of my friends will be making the trip over the Rockies. Should be an absolute blast...outdoors, 50,000 in attendance, and Gretzky plays his first oldtimers game.
The Thrill Banger Level: 100 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 10144474 For next: 209958 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 400 days Last activity: 247 days # 10 Posted on 23.7.03 0855.42 Reposted on: 23.7.10 0856.00 FINALLY...the Goodyear Blimp can be used for aerials of a hockey game! This has got to be progress for the human race at some level.
Hurricane Chaurice Level: 5 Posts: 4/4 EXP: 526 For next: 3 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4321 days Last activity: 4303 days # 11 Posted on 23.7.03 0924.12 Reposted on: 23.7.10 0925.33 Very Cool Indeed. And that ariel shot would be awsome, this could be the game of the year.
Broncolanche Sujuk Level: 64 Posts: 57/1008 EXP: 2116077 For next: 98032 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1375 days Last activity: 627 days # 12 Posted on 23.7.03 1033.49 Reposted on: 23.7.10 1033.59 Originally posted by Hurricane Very Cool Indeed. And that ariel shot would be awsome, this could be the game of the year. Unless it ends in a scoreless tie.
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