ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The setting for the 2014 NHL Winter Classic has been perfect. The entire event including the pre-Classic attractions have spectacular and the NHL should be congratulated for its organization and management of the Winter Classic.
At 13°F the game setting has been what everyone thinks of when they think pond hockey. Add in fresh snow and a festive attitude and the fans in the Big House on the University of Michigan campus are ready for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings.
But this is not a pound game or back yard rink. This is the “Big House” 105,000 fans for the heated math between the home town heroes The Detroit Redwings and their arch rival from across the boarder the Toronto Maple Leafs, seas of red and blue start filling the stadium. Father and sons, Husbands and wives, friends people of all ages getting ready for a special day of classic Hockey memories