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DETROIT - It was announced today, in an official press conference hosted by the Comerica Park, that the 2013 NHL Winter Classic will have the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Detroit Red Wings in Michigan Stadium on January 1st, 2013.
Often considered the worst kept secret in the NHL since the 2012 Winter Classic ended, the 2013 Winter Classic will take on a new form. In addition to the outdoor regular season game, the NHL will build another outdoor rink in Comerica Park. It will be the first time in the history of this event that there will be two functioning standard-sized rinks for the league to use. And while the most important game will be held in the big house, there will be many college and possibly high school games that will take place on Comerica's ice. The exact dates and times for all the events will be available, as we get closer to the event date. It is estimated that there will be around 115,000 tickets available for the main event.
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DETROIT -- The NHL Winter Classic is finally coming to the Detroit area, and it's going to be a celebration of hockey that will take place in the city and throughout the entire region.
The worst-kept secret in sports became official at a pair of news conferences Thursday, one at Comerica Park in Detroit and one at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
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Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings their 19th consecutive home victory, 2-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Detroit tied the 1970-71 Boston Bruins for the second-longest home streak in NHL history. The 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Bruins won 20 consecutive games at home.
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