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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 489/4747 EXP: 23023141 For next: 61026 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 7 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 Blutwurst Moderator Level: 35 Posts: 73/249 EXP: 274957 For next: 4981 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 106 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: 37 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 336886 For next: 1370 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1118 days Last activity: 1116 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: 98 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 9478581 For next: 175806 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3540 days Last activity: 3540 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: 84 Posts: 399/1857 EXP: 5525511 For next: 136465 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 796 days Last activity: 157 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: 95 Posts: 511/2451 EXP: 8541760 For next: 126878 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 4 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: 86 Posts: 800/1931 EXP: 5967889 For next: 174242 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 53 days Last activity: 53 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: 336886 For next: 1370 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1118 days Last activity: 1116 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: 172201 For next: 13164 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 3736 days Last activity: 3354 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: 100 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 10215235 For next: 139197 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 467 days Last activity: 314 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: 530 For next: 377 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4388 days Last activity: 4370 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: 64 Posts: 57/1008 EXP: 2132225 For next: 81884 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1442 days Last activity: 694 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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