Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Ice Hockey on a Billboard

As a paying spectator or TV watcher, would you prefer to watch an ice hockey game that is played on a billboard? I know I wouldn't.

...it's anyway too hard to follow the puck now and then...

Naturally the laws of economy play a role in pro sports, while there is still several levels to satisfy the needs & wants that the teams and sponsors have. I was veeeery surprised to see the new ice hockey ring of the Kärpät in Oulu, Finland. It is so "shocking" that even a high profile ice hockey blogger Puck Daddy a.k.a. Greg Wyshynski has taken a notice about it.

Also Finnish tabloid has taken this on their agenda;

Here is a pic via www.suomikiekko.com - make your own call...!

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