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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 129 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 24545463 For next: 504258 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 485 days Last activity: 63 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: 293066 For next: 15047 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 772 days Last activity: 7 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: 362621 For next: 7829 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 284 days Last activity: 241 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: 10131868 For next: 222564 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 4206 days Last activity: 4206 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: 5898994 For next: 243137 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1462 days Last activity: 591 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: 511/2505 EXP: 9400252 For next: 254135 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 4 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: 6367021 For next: 25778 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 267 days Last activity: 267 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: 362621 For next: 7829 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 284 days Last activity: 241 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: 183858 For next: 1507 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4402 days Last activity: 4020 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: 102 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 10894127 For next: 195878 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1134 days Last activity: 196 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: 569 For next: 338 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 5054 days Last activity: 5036 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: 2286659 For next: 48981 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 2108 days Last activity: 1360 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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