NHL Headed For Friendly Confines

Annual outdoor game coming to Chicago, with Blackhawks to face old rival Detroit
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2008 4:00 PM CDT
Wrigley Field, with the boys of summer present.   (Getty Images (by Event) Individuals)
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(Newser) – It appears Chicago’s famed Wrigley Field will host an outdoor NHL game next year, after competitor Yankee Stadium was deemed unsuitable “for a variety of reasons,” the Tribune reports. The hometown Blackhawks would play the rival Detroit Red Wings in the third edition of the open-air contest, played in 2003 in Edmonton and this year in Buffalo.