Monday, September 17, 2007

Official Announcment of the 2008 NHL Winter Classic

To day the NHL finally announced the 2008 NHL Winter Classic today at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The long roumered January first game against the Penguins is now confirmed by the NHL, with tickets going on sale Tuesday. The game is sponcered by AMP "the official energy drink of the NHL"... The "Ice Bowl" title seems to have given way to "Winter Classic", but little else in the announcment was any surprise at all. The preliminary artist rendering of the field, lacks any seats on the field, so the World Record for the largest crowd at a hockey game (which Ryan Miller won for Michigan) will not be reached. The game will however have the largest crowd for a NHL game ever...

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