Discussion in 'All Other Sports' started by jinxed_nz, Jun 15, 2006.

  1. jinxed_nz

    jinxed_nz Guest

    Anyone else keeping an eye on the NHL? ive been watching it on the TV's at work. Funny how ESPN are playing the games again. Its looking to be a good competition for the next match as carolina go in 3-2 but Edmonton won the last 4-3 with a golden goal in extra time. How good is that!
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  3. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Ive been watching and loving it, shorthanded breakaway in OT....score!!!

    Hockey at its best.
  4. EVOL

    EVOL Guest

    much like baseball ive never really taken a liking to it, the closest i ever came to being a fan of the sport was from playing NHLPA HOCKEY 94 on the sega megadrive/genesis, i still play it occasionally on emulator, shh..........

    i've still got the game packed away with my snes somewhere, i preferred it on megadrive tho for some reason
  5. Ripper

    Ripper Guest

    I've gone off Hockey ever since the Player lockout and the canceled season.
  6. jinxed_nz

    jinxed_nz Guest

    Yeah that was a huge downer, thats why ESPN dint play the regular season wasnt it? But still its nice to see back again. Im not that bigger fan but even i admit that was an awsome game
  7. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    It just took watching one game to get back into it, the first oilers homegame gave me goosebumps!! (im a bit of a hockey nut) Atleast we know that a lockout will never happen again, the last one all but killed the NHL, and its only just come out of a coma. The players and owners know that if they do it again the NHL is finished for good.
  8. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    How bout those oilers! Its going to game seven!!
  9. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Carolina won it! Frustrating game for the oilers. Carolina did well to regain composure after the last game and take the win.
  10. Geoff

    Geoff Guest

    Ripper, if you could watch the NHL before, then you will love the 'new' NHL. After the lockout, the game really has come back better than before - much faster, with more goals. If you are looking for excitment - there are no more ties, in the regular season we now have shoot outs after tied games for a bonus point. They have heavily cracked down on obstruction, and put in a hard salary cap - anyone can both sign free agents and then win. Suddenly, good management and coaching is far more important than having tonnes of money (Colorado). Seriously Ripper, if you liked it before, you will love it now.
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