The NHL announced Wednesday that the Minnesota Wild will play in the 2021 Winter Classic hosted at Target Field on Jan. 1, 2021. The Wild’s opponent, as well as additional details for the Winter Classic, will be provided at a future date. Read more and watch news report here.
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Hartford Whalers (NHL) Alumni Weekend Begins Tonight
The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) will pay homage to the former Hartford Whalers (NHL) Friday-Sunday with a Whalers alumni weekend extravaganza. There will be fireworks, a poster giveaway, appearances by former Whalers players, and the team will be sporting themed jerseys and caps. Read more and watch news report here. View photo gallery here.
Hartford Yard Goats Unveil Branding
The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) unveiled their visual identity Wednesday at a press conference at the XL Center and the team acknowledged Hartford’s “rich sports history” with the colors that pay homage to the city’s former NHL franchise. Read more and watch unveiling here.
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Coors Field, Target Field in Running for Outdoor NHL Games?
This NHL is expected to announced this weekend during the All-Star Game in Columbus (OH) that the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild will host outdoor games next season. In addition to football stadiums, outdoor venue options include Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, and Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. Read more here and here.
NHL’s Winter Classic Today at Nationals Park
College football bowls games will take center stage today, but don’t forget the National Hockey League’s 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park. The Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals will face off in the outdoor game starting at 1:00 p.m. EST on NBC. Get more information here. View Nationals Park makeover here.
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NHL’s Winter Classic to be Played at Nationals Park
The National Hockey League’s 2015 Winter Classic outdoor game between Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals will be played at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals. Read more here. View press release here.
NHL Wraps Up Outdoor Hockey Series at Yankees Stadium
The 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series wrapped up at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night, as the NHL’s New York Rangers defeated the New York Islanders 2-1. Just four days earlier on Sunday afternoon, the Rangers beat New Jersey Devils 7-3 at the famous ballpark. A total of 100,132 fans attended the two games. Read more and view photo here.
Despite High Temps, Ready for NHL Hockey (and KISS) at Dodger Stadium
The temps in Los Angeles have been about 20 degrees above normal for this time of year, but the NHL rink at Dodger Stadium is ready for Saturday night’s game between the L.A. Kings and Anaheim Ducks. Read more and view photos here. Raising the fun bar, there will be beach volleyball in left field, a small pond in right field, and a street hockey area. The rock band KISS will also be performing. Read more here.
NHL Game at Dodger Stadium Confirmed
The first regular-season NHL game scheduled for an outdoor venue in a warm-weather city has been finalized, as the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks will face off at Dodger Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, on Jan. 25, 2014. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
NHL’s Ducks, Kings to Face Off at Dodger Stadium
Details are still being negotiated, but there are plans in the works to bring the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks to Dodger Stadium to play a regular-season game on Jan. 25, 2014, using portable rink and refrigeration equipment provided by the NHL. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Winter Fare Slated for Winter Classic
It won’t be your typical summer fare at Citizens Bank Park, home of MLB’s Philadelphia Philles, when the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers face off for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic outdoor hockey game on Jan. 2. Specialty soups, sandwiches, and hot chocolate are just a few of the items expected to keep tummies warm and happy. Read more and view video here.
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Phillies Ballpark Readies for 2012 Winter Classic
Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, will host the NHL’s 2012 Winter Classic on Jan. 2 at 1:00 p.m. EST between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers. Check out a time lapse video here of the field being transformed into an outdoor hockey rink.
Philly to Host 2012 Winter Classic
The NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will face off in the 2012 Winter Classic at 43,000-seat Citizens Bank Ballpark, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, on January 2. Read more here and here.
Blackhawks Night in Gary Saturday
PRESS RELEASE – Gary SouthShore RailCats will celebrate Blackhawks Night at U. S. Steel Yard featuring Hockey Hall of Famer and Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador Denis Savardas well as a Hockey Puck Giveaway to the first 1,000 fans courtesy of the Post-Tribune on Saturday, August 27 at 6:10 p.m. Continue reading
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Saints vs. Goldeyes/North Stars vs. Jets
The indy pro St. Paul Saints and Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association) will face off this coming Saturday at Midway Stadium wearing Minnesota North Stars- and Winnipeg Jets-inspired hockey jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned off.
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Pending a $400M Sports Facilities Referendum, Boulton-Led Group to Operate New Nassau Team
PRESS RELEASE – Nassau County officials today announced that the rights to operate a minor league baseball team as part of the new Coliseum development has been awarded to the Atlantic League and Frank Boulton, founder and CEO of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Boulton’s group was one of two groups to answer the County’s request for proposals, along with Continue reading
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Philly Gets Outdoor NHL Hockey in 2012
The Philadelphis Flyers will reportedly face off against the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, for the NHL’s fifth annual Winter Classic on Monday, January 2, 2012. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Filed under Conference & Events, Stadium Issues
Nassau Co. Referendum Would Tie NHL, Atlantic League Projects Together
Nassau County (NY) Executive Edward Mangano announced on Wednesday a plan to hold a public referendum this summer to seek voter approval for a $400 million project that includes a new home for the NHL’s New York Islanders and a $50 million ballpark for a new indy pro Atlantic League team. Read more and watch video here. Thanks to John Cerone for the story.
Filed under Design & Construction, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues, Uncategorized
Silver Knights Give Away Powerade Until Bruins Score Power-Play Goal
The new summer collegiate Nashua Silver Knights from the start-up Futures Collegiate Baseball League are giving away a bottle of Powerade for every game ticket sold until the NHL’s Boston Bruins score a power-play goal in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins, which are 0-28 so far, will have another shot to remove the goose egg during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the Continue reading
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Hawks Bring Stanley Cup to Wrigley
Chicago Blackhawks (NHL) players Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews stopped by Wrigley Field on Sunday to sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” hoist the Stanley Cup, and toss their jerseys down from the press box to the hoard of screaming fans in the stands. Read story and view video here.
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Preparing for the NHL ‘Winter Classic’ at Fenway
It’s beginning to look a lot like hockey at Feway Park, as preparations continue for the NHL’s Winter Classic. Even in the dead of winter, Feway remains an intimate and alluring place to be. The logo designer did a great job too, as the branding for the event has the perfect festive “feel” for the holiday season. Read more, view photos, and check out live webcam here.