CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Red Wings

Temperatures In Teens At Snowy Winter Classic

View Comments
(credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

(credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Red Wings Central
Shop for Red Wings Gear
Buy Red Wings Tickets

NHL Scoreboard
NHL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

ANN ARBOR (CBS DETROIT/AP) – Fans at the Big House were bundled up as the Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs began with temperatures in the low teens Wednesday as snow fell steadily over the ice at Michigan Stadium.

The game-time temperature was announced at 13 degrees, with a wind chill of zero. The wind of 10 mph was blowing into the faces of the Red Wings in the first period and figures to be a factor throughout the game.

Significant amounts of snow were shoveled off the ice during early stoppages in play.

The average temperature of the previous five Winter Classics was 39 degrees.

Wayne, Washtenaw and Monroe counties were under a Winter Weather Advisory on New Year’s Day, through Thursday morning, with snow making roads very slick and reducing visibility at times.  The forecast called for up to six inches of snow in some areas. [More on the weather HERE].

The game was tied 1-1, late in the second period.

Hear the Winter Classic, and all the Red Wings games, live on 97.1 The Ticket.

MORE:  Eaves Leaves Winter Classic In 1st Period

(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,887 other followers