I guess the NHL is going to keep on cancelling games until someone actually notices, or cares. Do you give a ish at this point?
Here’s the original post we did on this what might have been a blockbuster game when it was announced:
The Michigan Stadium presser is at 1:15 ET.
Like I wrote around the New Year, the Wings are the natural next host for the event, and THE BIG HOUSE would be the best venue for the next event. The Detroit Lions’ home stadium, Ford Field, is a dome and thus ineligible to host the game. Michigan Stadium previously hosted The Big Chill at the Big House vs. Michigan State and is the current world record holder for attendance (104, 173) at a hockey game. If played at Michigan Stadium, the game would mark the first time a stadium dedicated solely to college football has hosted the Winter Classic. All five previous events were held at MLB and NFL stadiums.
The game would mark the first time an American team and a Canadian team have faced each other in an outdoor NHL game. Prior to this, the Winter Classic was reserved for American teams and the Heritage Classic for Canadian ones.
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