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Entries with the tag: winter classic 2014
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Only the NHL would take a good thing and ruin it.
Okay maybe they are not alone but they did create a great event with the Winter Classic in one (more) partial lockout possibly destroyed it.
The NHL made the Stadium Series as a way to create quick cash after the lockout. Let’s not pretend there is any other reason behind it, the NHL is a business, and the Stadium Series was created to make up revenue lost while the NHL and the players battled out the new CBA.
Now with so many outdoor names the casual fan that the NHL has been going after with these games (hey there are neat and a great way to teach the game and get some history in to these new and novice fans – not going to deny that); however, if people that follow the NHL to the point they write on an NHL teams blog are confused as to what is and isn’t the Winter Classic than you have to know that the new fans are just as lost if not more so.
Now that the NHL is back and on time this season fans are looking at schedules and how teams are starting the season to figure out games they my want to attend. Of course this season fans are blessed with the Winter Classic in Ann Arbor and the Stadium Series to follow it.
How does one get their hands on a pair of Winter Classic tickets at this point in time? Kevin Miller has a pair he is looking to give away for as low as $1.00