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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 24071021 For next: 310745 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 270 days Last activity: 1 day
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: 287341 For next: 20772 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 557 days Last activity: 4 hours # 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: 38 Posts: 149/286 EXP: 355611 For next: 14839 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 69 days Last activity: 26 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: 99 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 9925554 For next: 74481 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3991 days Last activity: 3991 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: 85 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 5780995 For next: 117569 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1247 days Last activity: 375 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: 97 Posts: 511/2492 EXP: 9146883 For next: 170475 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 3 hours # 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: 87 Posts: 800/1933 EXP: 6243756 For next: 149043 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 52 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: 38 Posts: 156/286 EXP: 355611 For next: 14839 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 69 days Last activity: 26 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: 180176 For next: 5189 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4187 days Last activity: 3805 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: 101 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 10679559 For next: 38153 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 919 days Last activity: 274 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: 556 For next: 351 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4839 days Last activity: 4821 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: 2237941 For next: 97699 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1893 days Last activity: 1145 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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