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.
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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.
Plagued by low attendance and financial challenges, the Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) cancelled their home finale at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). While outdoor hockey has failed in Billtown, the Outlaws believe indoor hockey at a new or renovated arena would have a far different outcome. Read more here.
The one-year outdoor hockey experiment at historic Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League), kicked off with a community celebration this past week. The Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) will take the ice for the first of 30 scheduled home dates on Oct. 24. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.