Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/20/09 at 07:53 PM ET
from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
The event, tentatively slated for McMahon Stadium in Calgary for Jan. 1 after the Winter Classic game set for Boston’s Fenway Park, must be approved by the seven of 10 voting members of the competition committee.
Asked if he would instruct the five players who sit on the committee to vote against a second outdoor game, Kelly said he didn’t think that would be necessary.
“I don’t think I have to do that. I will tell you that last year when the competition committee met this issue came up and all five players and, in fact, all voting members of both sides of the fence did not support a second Winter Classic game,” Kelly said.
more on why a second game is being discussed…
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