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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 23810069 For next: 571697 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 153 days Last activity: 14 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: 284192 For next: 23921 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 440 days Last activity: 2 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: 38 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 348072 For next: 22378 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1452 days Last activity: 1451 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: 9811982 For next: 188053 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3875 days Last activity: 3875 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: 5716058 For next: 182506 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 1130 days Last activity: 259 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: 96 Posts: 511/2479 EXP: 8977015 For next: 11804 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 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: 6171164 For next: 221635 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 332 days Last activity: 88 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: 156/284 EXP: 348072 For next: 22378 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1452 days Last activity: 1451 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: 178149 For next: 7216 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4070 days Last activity: 3688 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: 10561508 For next: 156204 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 802 days Last activity: 157 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: 550 For next: 357 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4722 days Last activity: 4704 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: 2211103 For next: 3006 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1777 days Last activity: 1029 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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