NHL Headed For Friendly Confines

Annual outdoor game coming to Chicago, with Blackhawks to face old rival Detroit
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2008 4:00 PM CDT
NHL Headed For Friendly Confines
Wrigley Field, with the boys of summer present.   (Getty Images (by Event) Individuals)

It appears Chicago’s famed Wrigley Field will host an outdoor NHL game next year, after competitor Yankee Stadium was deemed unsuitable “for a variety of reasons,” the Tribune reports. The hometown Blackhawks would play the rival Detroit Red Wings in the third edition of the open-air contest, played in 2003 in Edmonton and this year in Buffalo.  (More hockey stories.)

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