NHL expecting a world-record crowd of more than 115,000 for the Winter Classic between the Maple Leafs and Red Wings at Michigan Stadium

by Jan Davies McDermott on February 10th, 2012

2013 Winter Classic will match the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings facing off at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on January 1, 2013.

While the Classic will be played in Michigan Stadium, all other events, including the NHL Showdown Alumni Game, an AHL contest, an OHL game, college games, youth games and sled hockey games, as well as public skating, will take place at Comerica Park, the downtown home of the Detroit Tigers.The collaboration between the cities of Ann Arbor and Detroit for the winter festival is expected to draw at least 150,000 fans taking part in activities in both cities.

Within hours of the announcement Davies House Inn had calls about availability for the dates. Make your reservations early to insure you won't be disappointed. Go Wings!

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