According to TSN, the NHL is finalizing a deal that would make it so there are six outdoor games next season. It would be known as the “Stadium Series” and the series would kick off with the Winter Classic on January 1st, which is going to be at Michigan Stadium featuring the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.
ESPN is reporting that the NHL hopes to have everything finalized in the next two weeks. They also stated that:
The details of the various games — significant undertakings for the NHL and the teams involved — remain fluid and there remains the potential for change based on team approval, licensing and contractual issues with the various facilities.
Among the new games will be the first outdoor regular-season game in California, with theAnaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings set to do battle at Dodger Stadium on Jan. 25.
That game will be the first of three outdoor games planned for the days leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014, at MetLife Stadium in New J...