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Red Wings-Maple Leafs Winter Classic to be at the Big House


If you’re a hockey fan, this is great news for you.  Next season’s Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will be at Michigan Stadium, “The Big House.”  And, they anticipate a record crowd of more that 110,000 fans.

And other good news is there will be more hockey than just the NHL game in the state.   Comerica Park will host several events leading up to the Classic, including AHL, OHL and college games.

To appease Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch, who got his nose kind of out-of-joint, a second rink will be constructed at Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers.  They will host an AHL game between our Grand Rapids Griffins and Toronto Marlies,  affiliates of the Red Wings and Maple Leafs.

The baseball park also will host the Great Lakes Invitational, which will include Michigan Tech, Michigan, Michigan State and St. Cloud State, and a pair of OHL games, involving the Saginaw Spirit, Plymouth Whalers, Windsor Spitfires and another team.

In addition, Comerica will host high school and youth games, and possibly the Red Wings-Maple Leafs alumni game.

What fun.  Stay tune because it will all be announced later today.

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