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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 23882549 For next: 499217 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 186 days Last activity: 4 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: 285067 For next: 23046 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 473 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: 38 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 349132 For next: 21318 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1484 days Last activity: 1483 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: 9843534 For next: 156501 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3907 days Last activity: 3907 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: 5734097 For next: 164467 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1163 days Last activity: 291 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: 97 Posts: 511/2483 EXP: 9026144 For next: 291214 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 18 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: 800/1932 EXP: 6189981 For next: 202818 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 364 days Last activity: 121 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: 156/284 EXP: 349132 For next: 21318 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1484 days Last activity: 1483 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: 178712 For next: 6653 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4103 days Last activity: 3720 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: 10594299 For next: 123413 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 834 days Last activity: 189 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: 552 For next: 355 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4755 days Last activity: 4736 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: 2218560 For next: 117080 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1809 days Last activity: 1061 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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