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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 489/4732 EXP: 22577165 For next: 507002 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 29 days Last activity: 5 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 Italian Moderator Level: 35 Posts: 73/245 EXP: 264364 For next: 15574 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 523 days Last activity: 4 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: 37 Posts: 149/284 EXP: 331932 For next: 6324 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 973 days Last activity: 972 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: 9330709 For next: 323678 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3395 days Last activity: 3395 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: 5441040 For next: 220936 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 651 days Last activity: 12 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: 94 Posts: 511/2435 EXP: 8333882 For next: 22806 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 2 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: 85 Posts: 800/1929 EXP: 5870844 For next: 27720 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 6 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: 331932 For next: 6324 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 973 days Last activity: 972 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: 169564 For next: 15801 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 3591 days Last activity: 3209 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: 10061794 For next: 292638 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 323 days Last activity: 169 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: 5 Posts: 4/4 EXP: 521 For next: 8 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 4243 days Last activity: 4225 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: 2097195 For next: 116914 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1297 days Last activity: 550 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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