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Senators pushing for outdoor game in 2017 vs Habs for Canada's 150th

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12-21-2012, 01:15 PM
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Did you just list 28,000 at BMO? and then 24,000 at Lansdowne? lol... Why did you magically add 6000 to BMO's capacity?
Is that supposed to be BMO's capacity with temp seating for special events? If so... why are you only doing that for BMO's capacity since Lansdowne was designed have temp seating to 40.000+ for Grey cups?
Wikipedia lists BMO's capacity as expandable to 28,000.

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"Wikipedia lists BMO's capacity as expandable to 28,000. "

Lansdowne will be expandable to 40,000 by adding seats in the end zones.

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That was the rumour floating around at last years outdoor game. That they were thinking of expanding it to multiple games.

Hockey day in Canada for Canada's 150th could feature all outdoor games.

Leafs at Sens
Oilers at Flames
Canucks at Jets
Nordiques at Habs
subtle

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Neither do the original Senators.
Nor do the Millionaires.

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Except that Toronto doesn't have a decent venue for a large outdoor game. BMO Field is way to small and not well located. The SkyDome doesn't count. Ottawa can play at Landsdowne, with a bunch of auxiliary stuff happening basically right next door on the canal.
Why does Rogers Centre (note the connection), not count? There are
pipes underneath, which were put in, just because of such an instance?

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Isn't Toronto gunning for the ASG in 2017?
We're getting "tout le monde" in 2017.

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I hope they get it, if they do I hope it will be on the canal.
Hockey on the canal would be beyond mindblowingly epic. Especially with the tie-in to Canada's 150th, what else would be more appropriate?

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"Wikipedia lists BMO's capacity as expandable to 28,000. "

Lansdowne will be expandable to 40,000 by adding seats in the end zones.
BMO's not winterized either, meaning they can't hold events at the stadium during the winter months.

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