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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 129 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 24620222 For next: 429499 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 519 days Last activity: 97 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: 293968 For next: 14145 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 806 days Last activity: 15 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: 149/287 EXP: 365635 For next: 4815 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 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: 10164357 For next: 190075 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 4241 days Last activity: 4241 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: 5917580 For next: 224551 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1497 days Last activity: 625 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: 511/2508 EXP: 9445826 For next: 208561 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 22 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: 6386444 For next: 6355 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 301 days Last activity: 301 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: 156/287 EXP: 365635 For next: 4815 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 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: 184439 For next: 926 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4436 days Last activity: 4054 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: 10927930 For next: 162075 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1168 days Last activity: 230 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: 571 For next: 336 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 5088 days Last activity: 5070 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: 2294327 For next: 41313 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 2143 days Last activity: 1395 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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