Toronto Maple Leafs
This time around, viewers will get a glimpse into the Red Wings’ locker room they would never otherwise see.
“It’s Hockeytown against the center of the hockey universe” Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke joked at the news conference.
Next year’s Winter Classic could set an attendance record.
There are reasons to be excited that the NHL Winter Classic is coming to the Big House -and reasons it could be disappointing.
Perfect. That was my initial reaction to the thought of the Winter Classic, featuring the Red Wings and the Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, when it became apparent it was going occur months ago.
MLive.com reports that it is nearly a done deal. The NHL’s Winter Classic will involve the Red Wings and the Maple Leafs, New Year’s Day at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor but there will be a rink built at Comerica Park.
It doesn’t sound like it’s going to take the NHL until September to finalize the details for next year’s Winter Classic.
Joffrey Lupul scored at 7:10 of the third period to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead Saturday night.
While Gustavsson will try to earn another start, Howard will go for his 100th career victory and league-best 25th this season Saturday night at Air Canada Centre.
It was back and forth all night but the Detroit Red Wings couldn’t break the third period tie and lose to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime on Friday night.