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JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 131 Posts: 489/4750 EXP: 26205322 For next: 219368 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 1271 days Last activity: 849 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: 37 Posts: 73/249 EXP: 313085 For next: 25171 Since: 1.3.02 From: Worcester, MA Since last post: 1558 days Last activity: 330 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: 149/289 EXP: 393253 For next: 11522 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 25 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: 102 Posts: 1298/2679 EXP: 10852086 For next: 237919 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 4992 days Last activity: 4992 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: 6311229 For next: 81570 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 2248 days Last activity: 1377 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: 100 Posts: 511/2518 EXP: 10114167 For next: 240265 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 312 days Last activity: 260 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: 6798241 For next: 117687 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 1053 days Last activity: 1053 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: 156/289 EXP: 393253 For next: 11522 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 25 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: 196724 For next: 9720 Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 5188 days Last activity: 4806 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: 104 Posts: 511/2781 EXP: 11644218 For next: 217947 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1920 days Last activity: 102 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: 611 For next: 296 Since: 16.7.03 Since last post: 5840 days Last activity: 5822 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: 2456388 For next: 5476 Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 2894 days Last activity: 2146 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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