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Deberg_1990
01-01-2008, 01:28 PM
Pittsburgh at Buffalo outside at Orchird Park where the Bills play. Its on NBC right now.

Any particular reason why????

eazyb81
01-01-2008, 01:32 PM
I think it's just something cool to do, no real reason. I would watch if it wasn't at the same time as the bowls today.

Pitt Gorilla
01-01-2008, 01:37 PM
It's a great game. Thanks for the heads-up. Tons of shots on goal.

Demonpenz
01-01-2008, 02:09 PM
they have been played a couple out doors play i think it is a good idea this is the way it was supposed to be

CoMoChief
01-01-2008, 02:11 PM
hockey sucks, it's almost just as bad as soccer.

Thig Lyfe
01-01-2008, 02:15 PM
I caught a glimpse of it. Pretty awesome to see the elements factor into a game of hockey. It would be nice if this brought about hockey arenas with retractable roofs for more games like this. The thing about this particular game is, I imagine it's really hard to see the puck from way back in the football seats.

Demonpenz
01-01-2008, 02:16 PM
hockey sucks, it's almost just as bad as soccer.

when's the last time this happened at a soccer game

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HonestChieffan
01-01-2008, 02:17 PM
Hockey is soccer

mlyonsd
01-01-2008, 02:23 PM
Hockey is way more fun to watch in person than on tv.

Still it's fun to watch them play it when it's snowing. Reminds me of the good old days before global warming.

Thig Lyfe
01-01-2008, 02:26 PM
Trashing hockey and soccer is lame and clichéd. I don't follow either particularly closely, but the World Cup is genuinely entertaining and the limited amount of live hockey I've seen is fast and exciting.

morphius
01-01-2008, 02:46 PM
Hockey is soccer
with hitting and speed...

Pitt Gorilla
01-01-2008, 03:15 PM
Eh, some ladies will never enjoy the speed, skill, hitting, and physical battle that is hockey. I think they prefer the Lady Speed Stick ice dancing or whatever the f*ck it is.

listopencil
01-01-2008, 03:20 PM
Hockey is soccer


Not even close.

morphius
01-01-2008, 03:24 PM
Eh, some ladies will never enjoy the speed, skill, hitting, and physical battle that is hockey. I think they prefer the Lady Speed Stick ice dancing or whatever the f*ck it is.
They probably watch golf and find it exciting...

Bearcat
01-01-2008, 03:25 PM
They did it in Edmonton a few years ago... it was like 10 below, and the game wasn't all that good. This game was much better, despite the snow... too bad the shootout was during the final 5 minutes of Michigan/Floriday....

I think it's just something cool to do, no real reason. I would watch if it wasn't at the same time as the bowls today.

...Ooohh, a chance to bash Gary Bettman!

Gimmicks like shootouts to end games could be argued one way or the other, but scheduling something like this when it's your first national broadcast on a major network this year on New Year's Day, when there are 4 bowl games going on, is absolutely f***ing stupid.

It sold out in like 2 hours, and it's a cool idea, but for a league that needs to get back on a major network more often than Saturday afternoons for a couple of months on NBC, they really aren't trying to attract tv viewers. :banghead:

Bearcat
01-01-2008, 03:28 PM
with hitting and speed...

...and more shots, more goals, more skill, use of all limbs, important games that are ended by playing the sport instead of a shooting contest, goals that don't have to be half the width of the field.

Almost identical.

chagrin
01-01-2008, 03:31 PM
That was very cool, awesome game today - Crosby is friggin unbelievable

seclark
01-01-2008, 04:21 PM
i thought it was pretty cool.
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ChiTown
01-01-2008, 04:28 PM
That was very cool, awesome game today - Crosby is friggin unbelievable


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The Pens should have been playing in KC. Gawddamnit

Pitt Gorilla
01-01-2008, 04:49 PM
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The Pens should have been playing in KC. Gawddamnit
That would have been perfect. Oh well.

BigMeatballDave
01-01-2008, 04:56 PM
I watched a little. Pretty cool. Horrible idea to play it opposite bowl games.

BigMeatballDave
01-01-2008, 04:59 PM
hockey sucks, it's almost just as bad as soccer.Ha. Not even close. I am not a big fan of Hockey, but I think it takes more talent and endurance that any other team sport.

BigMeatballDave
01-01-2008, 05:01 PM
Hockey is soccerStupid.

Deberg_1990
01-01-2008, 07:52 PM
Ha. Not even close. I am not a big fan of Hockey, but I think it takes more talent and endurance that any other team sport.


Pretty much how i feel as well.

First you have to learn how to ice skate before you learn how to play the game, which is hard enough by itself.