- March 15, 2012 - 10:19
Gee Kevin...tell us how you really feel
- Dennis Squires
- March 15, 2012 - 10:13
Kevin, perhaps if you based your conclusion on more then one game you'd actually have a paragraph worth reading. Earlier this week Mile One Stadium was rocking to the tune of IceCap fans while the team took on the Hershey Bears. It's no surprise Alcohol will always bring the life out of people, and unless your working in Alberta and home on a turn around, most people have to get up and work on a Thursday morning. Weekday, and Sunday games are always on the boring side, for that reason. Try taking in a game this coming weekend before you try and call anyone out. Or at the very least base your conclusion on more then one outing. It's a shame you didn't purchase season tickets. You're missing some incredible hockey. Enjoy your popsicle stick baby-barn while listening to Brian Rogers. Go Caps Go
- March 15, 2012 - 10:07
got to agree with kevin...that had to be the most boring game of hockey i've seen in a long time...glad the ice caps won but it would've been nice to see the other team play somewhat ...But kevin not all the games are like that ....i've seen some good hockey over the past year and will see it again....it was just one of those nights...
- March 15, 2012 - 09:49
Bang on Kevin. One notch up from a morgue down there. I can think of a few things that could improve it - a working screen at centre ice for one thing. And they have to give up having young girls sing the anthem. Get someone out there who can rile the crowd up a bit with a rousing rendition. They've had a couple of singers this year who did that, a blonde girl and a guy with a beard......hire them on permanently. And how about the sound people try to get a chant going......oh wait, can't do that without a score clock screen.
- Kevin Malone
- March 15, 2012 - 08:24
To say that Wednesday night’s game was ‘good’ would be incorrect. Boring would be a better term. Our local team won 6-0 and totally dominated the Bulldogs, yet you could hear a pin drop at Mile One. Danny should ask for a refund on his naming rights of Mile One, as it needs to be changed soon to “The Graveyard”. The IcaCaps dominated scoring 6 goals, earning a shutout, although Pat Dempsey, at his age now, could’ve earned a shutout last night. When your local team dominates from start to finish, and the biggest cheer drawn on the night is during reruns of Americas Funniest Home Videos during a TV timeout, there are problems. Add in the fact that fans may be forced to wear a Rick Vaive neckguard at years end having to turn around in their seats to see it on a screen. Several fans at the game compared the atmosphere at Mile One to Caul’s. These comments drew ire at first, but none could be truer. I am elated I did not purchase season tickets as after seeing with my own eyes what I saw at Mile One last night I would rather buy $26 worth of popsicle sticks and build a baby barn. A 6-0 win you’d think would bring fans to their feet, instead fans sat idly waiting for the 50-50 number to be drawn so they could exit to get a beat on traffic out of the downtown core. Where have all the true hockey fans gone? You know who you are, the passionate ones from St. Bons, Blue Caps, Shamrocks, St. John’s Caps, St. John’s Maple Leafs days. Is it the ticket prices? Now that only the upper echelon of society can purchase season tickets, is it the reason why there are fewer die hard true hockey fans. What is now determined as a night of enjoyment/entertainment was nothing short of a yawner. I for one was not entertained last night. How that team with only 12 shots last night beat the IceCaps on Tuesday night I’ll never know. Thought it falls short, it is comparable to a Mike Eruzione – Ken Morrow like night in Lake Placid in 1980. Our team is in 1st place with a morgue like fan base.
- Steve Smyth
- March 15, 2012 - 12:47
The music is too loud. Watch video of the first season and you'll notice one thing, the music, if there is any played during the stoppage, is so quiet, it actually lets the fans be vocal. In game 7 footage vs. the Red Wings, the whole crowd is chanting "Bester, Bester" during a stoppage in play and you can hear everyone with no music at all. Want the crowd in the game? Turn down the music.