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Geeky Chair Mat: NHL ’94

NHL 94 Geeky Office Chair Mat Star 16-bit SNES Genesis Hockey Dave Delisle davesgeekyideas.com davesgeekyhockey.com

Update: Not to get your hopes up, but I may have found a way to make this chair mat a reality. Please stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks. Original post as follows:

There are really no geeky chair mats available right now (I can’t find any), but if I had my way there would be one based on the star player icon from NHL ’94. This could also apply to other 16-bit sport series made by EA back in the day, like Madden or Bulls Vs. Lakers.

Also pictured: NHL ’94 figurine, another pipe dream from long ago.

UPDATE: A prototype was made, and it looks great! Still trying to sort out the logistics of offering these to people. Everyone would want a different number and position, so that level of customization warrants a lot of effort.

NHL 94 Chair Mat Cliff Ronning

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When I was a kid I used to own the Wayne Gretzky Overtime table hockey set. Every hockey player, including those that came with the table, came with a little stand so you can display them when they’re not affixed to the table.*

I mention these table hockey players because they were small and fun to collect (and even customize). I’m hoping that one day a similar approach could be taken with NHL players from the EA 16-bit era (NHL Hockey 92, NHLPA 93, NHL 94 – NHL 97). These small figurines would be a blast to collect.

*These stands were great because you can snap them together to make a big team stand. A similar approach could be used for the EA figurines too.

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