The Hornet

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About The Hornet

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    Canucks Prospect
  • Birthday 09/27/1989

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    Edmonton, Alberta
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    Drumming, Soccer, School, Playstation, Work, Outdoors, paintball & Canucks.

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  1. [PGT] Ducks @ Canucks

    This was the first game I was able to watch so far this season. What a great game! It's cool that they used the old goal horn, maybe the current one is broken lol. I think the current one still has a mix of the old one in it, since they were both horns from BC ferries if I'm correct. Glad to see that the team is starting to do better again, would love to be back in a playoff spot!
  2. Oh Geeze wrong thread.
  3. I leave for a few months and everything here changes.... and my post count is down to 1,000??  I NEED MY FAKE INTERNET POINTS BACK!!!

    1. Odd.


      Happened to me too when the boards changed. I had around 1100 posts and it boosted me up to 1950 posts. Doesn't really matter to me, though.

    2. Ossi Vaananen
  4. [GDT] Canucks VS Sharks, Feb. 28th 4PM, Sportsnet

    God I miss Salo...
  5. Log in after a couple of weeks to see everything has changed and I had to reset my password in order to log on. Neat.

  6. Adidas to start making NHL jerseys in 2017-18 season

    Fixed - article originally had the wrong dates posted.
  7. The National Hockey League appears poised for radical changes to its team jerseys in the wake of a deal that may pave the way for advertising on team uniforms. Adidas has won a long-term deal to make uniforms for the 30 NHL teams, beginning in the 2017-18 season. Adidas takes over from its corporate cousin Reebok, a sports brand owned by Adidas. For Adidas, the NHL deal is a big, if curious, win. The company beat out rivals Under Armour and Bauer Hockey for the NHL jersey contract, three people familiar with the matter told TSN. The NHL’s deal with Reebok pays the league about $35 million per season, a source said. The new deal with Adidas will see the rights fee double, the source said. Both the NHL and Adidas declined to comment. A source said the agreement would be formally announced in mid-September. It's unclear whether the NHL will receive a cut of revenue from jersey sales or if it's a straight rights-fee arrangement. A source told TSN that the deal would surely mean big changes to uniform designs, perhaps with Adidas’s familiar three-stripe trademark being added to some or all team jerseys. “The NHL might not want big changes like that, but for the money Adidas will pay, they’ll be pretty aggressive pushing to make the NHL jerseys identifiable with their brand,” the source said. It's believed that Adidas will also produce jerseys for the eight teams that will play in next year's World Cup of Hockey, although that could not be confirmed. Moving to a new jersey supplier may be a natural transition for the NHL to begin introducing on-jersey advertising, several league sources told TSN. During a meeting of NHL team presidents in New York last year, league officials estimated they might raise $4 million per team – or $120 million annually – by allowing corporate sponsors to put their logos front and centre on jerseys. “If you’re already deciding on a major NHL jersey overhaul, maybe with Adidas striping on the jerseys, then it seems like it would be a good time to introduce the ads, if you plan to do it anyway,” a league source told TSN. Adidas has already been quietly preparing for the new hockey contract. This summer, Edmonton Oilers phenom Connor McDavid filmed a commercial to promote the brand. Adidas also hopes to feature Sidney Crosby in its marketing plans. Crosby has an endorsement agreement with Reebok that expires at the end of August and his agents have been negotiating with Adidas. The NHL deal is somewhat curious because it wasn’t too long ago that Adidas said it would move away from league partnerships. In March, Adidas announced it was quitting its partnership with the National Basketball Association after 11 years. The company said at the time that it would instead emphasize new products and sponsor individual players, Bloomberg News reported at the time. In 2014, Adidas signed deals with four of the top six NBA draft picks, including Canadian Andrew Wiggins. In June, Nike announced an eight-year agreement with the NBA worth a reported $1 billion. In 2012, Adidas’s Reebok unit lost the right to produce National Football League jerseys to Nike. Adidas has struggled to boost its sales in the competitive North American sport market, particularly against dominant Nike. Overall, Adidas has global sales of $14 billion (U.S.) and a global market share of 10.5 per cent, compared to $36 billion and 15.9 per cent for Nike. Adidas has increased its marketing budget by more than 25 per cent, Reuters reported in March, and the company has put a new emphasis on the U.S., the world's top sportswear market. Investment analysts have speculated for several years that Adidas plans to sell off the struggling Reebok unit. While Adidas bought Reebok in 2006, Reebok has since been repositioned as a fitness brand, perhaps suggesting its ties to the NHL no longer make sense even if Adidas rejects calls from investors to sell Reebok. -------- Looks like AD's and jersey re-designs are coming (again). Just when I was getting used to the Reebok ones! *Fixed error where article had wrong year
  8. Guess your age in 6 questions?

    It said I was 52, but I'm 25. Behind the times I guess.
  9. YouTube Thread 2.0

    It's been a while, but Strong Bad is finally back with a new #1 jam! is going to be updating again!
  10. the 'did you know?' thread

    I regret nothing.
  11. [GDT] Canucks - Kings Saturday April 5th 7:00 PM

    They should really give Lack a break. Feel real bad for the guy.
  12. Guys, no joke: actually updated today!

  13. [PGT]Bye Playoffs?

    Well that ot was over quick.
  14. GDT Canucks @ Colorado March 27th 6:00 pm PT

    come on powerpay....... do something