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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 131 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 25746719 For next: 677971 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 1049 days Last activity: 627 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: 307556 For next: 557 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 1336 days Last activity: 108 days # 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: 39 Posts: 149/288 EXP: 384367 For next: 20408 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 467 days Last activity: 467 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: 101 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 10653326 For next: 64386 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 4770 days Last activity: 4770 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: 87 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 6197419 For next: 195380 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 2026 days Last activity: 1154 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: 99 Posts: 511/2518 EXP: 9937163 For next: 62872 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 90 days Last activity: 38 days # 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: 89 Posts: 800/1933 EXP: 6679103 For next: 236825 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 831 days Last activity: 831 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: 39 Posts: 156/288 EXP: 384367 For next: 20408 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 467 days Last activity: 467 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: 32 Posts: 118/184 EXP: 193172 For next: 13272 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4966 days Last activity: 4584 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: 103 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 11437060 For next: 34385 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1697 days Last activity: 331 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: 600 For next: 307 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 5618 days Last activity: 5600 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: 66 Posts: 57/1008 EXP: 2409597 For next: 52267 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 2672 days Last activity: 1924 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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