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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 129 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 24993112 For next: 56609 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 692 days Last activity: 270 days
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: 36 Posts: 73/249 EXP: 298466 For next: 9647 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 979 days Last activity: 6 days # 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: 39 Posts: 149/288 EXP: 373115 For next: 31660 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 110 days Last activity: 110 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: 100 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 10326337 For next: 28095 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 4413 days Last activity: 4413 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: 86 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 6010257 For next: 131874 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1669 days Last activity: 798 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 Banger Moderator Level: 98 Posts: 511/2517 EXP: 9640553 For next: 13834 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 15 days # 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: 88 Posts: 800/1933 EXP: 6483321 For next: 167369 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 474 days Last activity: 474 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: 39 Posts: 156/288 EXP: 373115 For next: 31660 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 110 days Last activity: 110 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: 32 Posts: 118/184 EXP: 187331 For next: 19113 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4609 days Last activity: 4227 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: 103 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 11096506 For next: 374939 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1341 days Last activity: 132 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: 6 Posts: 4/4 EXP: 580 For next: 327 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 5261 days Last activity: 5243 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: 65 Posts: 57/1008 EXP: 2332538 For next: 3102 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 2315 days Last activity: 1567 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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