Photo: Ice in at Soldier Field for Hockey City Classic

Though the lockout robbed us of the Winter Classic, Chicago is set to host the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field. The ice is down and the logos painted. Now all they need are the four college teams that will participate in the doubleheader on Feb. 17.

Photo by Robb Olexin (via Rick Nadeau)

Notre Dame will meet Miami University at noon CT, while Minnesota will take on Wisconsin at 3:30 at the Hockey City Classic. Up until then, several Chicago-area high schools and the Chicago Fire Department hockey team will all have games on the rink and there are also public skating sessions.

More than 45,000 tickets have already been sold for the outdoor event.

I’ll be in Chicago on Feb. 17 and will be filing reports from the Hockey City Classic to United States of Hockey and


About Chris Peters

Editor of The United States of Hockey. Contributor to, USA Hockey Magazine and more. Former USA Hockey PR guy. Current Iowan.
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  3. Eric Boren says:

    The reporter from ESPN who wrote the article you highlight with the ticket sales needs to know that North Dakota State does not have a division 1 hockey program, but the University of North Dakota does.

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