Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 10/30/12
Definitely a good idea and something that will gain some laughs if it ever becomes mainstream enough.  But, it is worth noting that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is just doing what the Owners want him to do and it is not entirely his fault.That being said, it was reported earlier Tuesday that the Winter Festival that was set to take place at Comerica Park is going to be cancelled along with the Winter Classic.  The Winter Festival was going to include some Junior Hockey games, the Great Lakes Invitational college hockey tournament which includes Michigan, Michigan State, Michigan Tech and Western Michigan, and also the alumni hockey games involving Red Wings and Maple Leafs alumni.Here is the official schedule of what will be cancelled:GREAT LAKES INVITATIONALDec. 27 – 3:30 pmGame 1 - Michigan State vs. Western Michigan Game 2 - Michigan vs. Michigan TechDec. 28 – 3:30 pmGame 3 - Consolation Game Game 4 - Championship Game .ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE DOUBLEHEADER Dec. 29 – 1:00 pmGame 5 - Windsor
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