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12-03-2012, 10:21 AM
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You think the NHL would allow a Teddy Bear Toss



For those who don't know what it is, its an event where after the first goal the fans toss teddy bears for charity. Now we know how the NHL cracked down on the rat toss in Florida after the first goal or the octopus in general in Detroit so I don't know how they'd feel about stopping a game cold for it. But it would be an interesting promotion. I know I'd trek over to an Islander home game with a bear or two from NJ to participate so it'd create buzz as a promotion.

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12-03-2012, 10:23 AM
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Too dangerous in the eyes of the NHL, no way this would ever happen, even in an intermission.

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12-03-2012, 10:24 AM
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I'm sure they wouldn't care if it was done during the intermission, like other stuff they do.

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Sucks that the netting gets in the way and anyone in the end section would have to move to the sides to throw their bear.

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I was watching the Norfolk Hershey game the other day and they had their teddy bear toss. Game was 3-0 Norfolk and after Hershey scored to make it 3-1 the fans tossed the toys. Took like 15 minuets to clear the ice. The stoppage killed any momentum Hershey may have had.

I would say no because of the time it takes and to do it and to do it during intermission would be no fun.

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No. The risk of terrorists planting explosive devices inside the bears is too great.

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12-03-2012, 02:39 PM
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I enjoy thinking about all the people down low getting pelted with endless teddy bears.

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12-03-2012, 05:32 PM
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It's for charity, the idea that it is "dangerous" is ridiculous. The NHL should have started it years ago. After all if the fans they want in their building are paying for a $100 dollar ticket I'm sure they can buy a stuffed animal

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I enjoy thinking about all the people down low getting pelted with endless teddy bears.
Bears, hats, what's the difference?

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Sure...

as long as the league gets 50% of the teddy bears.

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12-03-2012, 06:21 PM
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Sure...

as long as the league gets 50% of the teddy bears.
Lol'd.

Players are going to want their cut too.

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That'd scare Bryzgalov off!

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That'd scare Bryzgalov off!
Now the NHL has to come back so fans can do this at a Philly gave and send Bryz to therapy for years.

*curled up in fetal postion, whimpering*"so...many ....bears"

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12-03-2012, 06:51 PM
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Too dangerous in the eyes of the NHL, no way this would ever happen, even in an intermission.
Too dangerous?




All of the danger!

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12-03-2012, 09:27 PM
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Too time consuming, bad for TV and whatnot. Would never happen.

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12-03-2012, 10:05 PM
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I enjoy thinking about all the people down low getting pelted with endless teddy bears.
I was 3 rows from the ice at the Hershey Bears game the other night - It's exactly how you're imagining it for the people down low lol.

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How about for the Winter Classic game?

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I always sit front row for the Prince George Cougars teddy bear toss game. It's the funnest game of the year.

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imagine scoring the teddy bear goal.

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Whenever this current lockout (aka Theater of Pain 2012-2013) comes to an end, I think the league should allow us to throw whatever we want on the ice for the first 5 minutes. As for me, I'm throwing tacos. It could be some sort of peace offering...

"Yeah, we know your pretty ticked off at us so here ya go, 5 minutes to pelt the ice with whatever you want..."

; )

Seriously though, I think this would be awesome.... I mean it's Teddy Bears...for charity.

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wouldn't it make more sense to have big bins to put the bears in so that it doesn't delay the game and none of the bears get waterlogged from lying on the ice?

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So what happens if the team doesn't score?

1)Sorry charitiy, no bears for you. Fans walk out of the arena with their bears?
2)Throw them after the game? Our team lost, lets throw them at the visiting team when they celebrate.

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wouldn't it make more sense to have big bins to put the bears in so that it doesn't delay the game and none of the bears get waterlogged from lying on the ice?
Incredibly boring concept.

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Incredibly boring concept.
It's giving bears for a good cause, not a broadway show

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It's giving bears for a good cause, not a broadway show
No, people, for some reason, enjoy throwing the bears. Dropping them in a bin is not fun.

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