Posted May 01, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins are heading outside again. Just not on New Year's Day this time. The NHL announced Wednesday that the Blackhawks and Penguins will play at Soldier Field next year. The regular-season game between two of the league's marquee franchises will be played on Saturday night, March 1. ''It's an exciting thing,'' Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said. ''I think that's an exciting matchup especially that a lot of people will probably look forward to. The last time around a lot of the guys that were in this locker room that had the chance to play at Wrigley Field, it was an amazing day and a lot of things about it made it special. So it will be a different venue but to be at home here again, that will be a pretty cool thing.'' The Blackhawks hosted the Detroit Red Wings at Wrigley Field on Jan. 1, 2009, as part of the Winter Classic series. Some 40,818 fans attended the game at the home of the Ch...
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