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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 23943607 For next: 438159 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 213 days Last activity: 2 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: 285804 For next: 22309 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 500 days Last activity: 18 min. # 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: 149/286 EXP: 353728 For next: 16722 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 12 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: 9870109 For next: 129926 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3934 days Last activity: 3934 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: 5749292 For next: 149272 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1190 days Last activity: 318 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: 511/2490 EXP: 9087515 For next: 229843 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: 6205833 For next: 186966 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 392 days Last activity: 148 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: 156/286 EXP: 353728 For next: 16722 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 12 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: 179186 For next: 6179 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4130 days Last activity: 3748 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: 10621922 For next: 95790 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 861 days Last activity: 217 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: 553 For next: 354 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4782 days Last activity: 4764 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: 2224841 For next: 110799 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1836 days Last activity: 1088 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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