On Sunday at noon, Soldier Field hosts NCAA outdoor hockey action in the Hockey City Classic. #12 Notre Dame hockey vs. #3 Miami-Ohio. Here’s more videos, pics from the rink. The Fighting Irish are the only team that could be considered “local” of the four playing. The Badgers and Gophers will meet in the night cap.
The last time Notre Dame played Miami at Soldier Field the result was very much in the Fighting Irish favor. Of course, that was a different Miami (FL) and it was in college football. However, that event, like ND college basketball playing as a #2 seed at the United Center in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, showed that Fighting Irish fans will come to the Chi. So expect a big turnout for Notre Dame hockey as well.
Yes, the home of the Chicago Bears is really hosting hockey! And the Chicago Blackhawks are excited about it too. Ambassador Denis Savard and front office man Jay Blunk were on hand for the announcement of the event.
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