2014 NHL Winter Classic
We all know that watching hockey in a nice arena is something to behold, but the excitement
gets taken to a completely different level when it's an amazing outdoor matchup like the NHL Winter Classic. In just a few
years, the Winter Classic has captured the memories of hockey fans from all over, and you'll understand why if you make out
to see it first-hand as two of the top teams in the league get ready to face-off at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. There is
nothing quite like seeing hockey outside with tens of thousands of your fellow fans.
It's not every day that there's
an NHL regular season game played underneath the lights, so make sure you don't miss your chance to be a part of a special
matchup. These games can take on an atmosphere similar to aplayoffgame, so don't hesitate to let StubHub take you to the stands
for an exciting sporting event that will have you talking long after it's all over. Once you're there in the stands, you'll
be glad that you're not anywhere else.
Dating back all the way to the Ancient Greeks and
Romans, people have been pouring in to see unbelievable spectator sports, and it doesn't get much better than seeing world-class
hockey players clash on the ice in front of tens of thousands of fans. Things have obviously changed a bit since the early
days and there are plenty of options out there these days for sports fans, but it doesn't get any more exciting than hockey
played at its highest possible level. When two amazing teams take to the rink for a highly anticipated game, there are few
sporting events that can hold a candle to the atmosphere that you'll experience in the crowd, as NHL games are routinely packed
with passion and energy you can't find anywhere but the stands.
Two teams that definitely have
plenty of tradition are the Maple Leafs and the Red Wings, making this the perfect matchup whenever you're looking for a top-tier
hockey game loaded with some of the very best players in the entire world. Toronto and Detroit represent two of the very best
hockey teams in the world, making this just one of those games you absolutely don't want to miss out on if you're looking
for hockey being played at its highest possible level.
Winter Classic Trivia
Did you know that the first
Winter Classic was played in Buffalo, New York?
Yup, Ralph Wilson Stadium, the home of the Buffalo Bills, was absolutely
rocking with more than 70,000 fans that poured into the stadium to be a part of this one-of-a-kind hockey game. Ever since
then, cities all over the country have wanted to be the home base for this game, and you can count on it being around for
a very long time thanks to the excitement level. It even helped spawn another great outdoor matchup, the Heritage Classic,
which also brings fans together for an exciting outdoor hockey matchup that always packs fans in by the thousands.
NHL Winter Classic History
The NHL Winter Classic is a regular season National Hockey League game that takes
place in an outdoor stadium, making it a spectacular event that isn't just for hockey purists. The 2008 NHL Winter Classic
was the first such game to be played in the United States and each since has been a huge success, not to mention a celebration
of hockey at its purest form. Theschedulehas plenty of great games this year but here's one you won't want to miss. Don't
just take our word for it, though, as these games you need to see for yourself.
If you haven't
heard the buzz about the Winter Classic, then you're probably not that much of a hockey fan. In a rare outdoor game, the Winter
Classic is a celebration of hockey in a unique outdoor venue that always has fans packing into the stadium. You can't go wrong
with heading out to the next big Winter Classic, as this is a game that will have the attention of all the hockey fans around
Seeing hockey outdoors brings hockey fans back to their roots, as there is nothing close to the experience
of being there when the game is on the line and you're watching some of the very best players in the world do their thing
in an old-school matchup that will have everyone talking around town. Put down the remote and make sure that you're there
for all of the bone-jarring excitement this year as the buzz of Michigan Stadium gets taken to a whole different level that
you can't dream of duplicating outside of the stands as the Maple Leafs and the Red Wings do their thing.