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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 125 Posts: 489/4719 EXP: 22080647 For next: 373580 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 10 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 Italian Moderator Level: 35 Posts: 73/245 EXP: 259561 For next: 20377 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 352 days Last activity: 3 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: 37 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 325973 For next: 12283 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 802 days Last activity: 801 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: 97 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 9152688 For next: 164670 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3224 days Last activity: 3224 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: 83 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 5339384 For next: 92860 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 480 days Last activity: 7 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: 94 Posts: 511/2425 EXP: 8133939 For next: 222749 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 5 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: 85 Posts: 800/1919 EXP: 5720506 For next: 178058 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 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: 325973 For next: 12283 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 802 days Last activity: 801 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: 166391 For next: 18974 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 3420 days Last activity: 3038 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: 99 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 9877193 For next: 122842 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 152 days Last activity: 40 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: 510 For next: 19 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4072 days Last activity: 4054 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: 63 Posts: 57/1008 EXP: 2054983 For next: 42180 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1126 days Last activity: 378 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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