NHL outdoor games we’d like to see – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMichigan Stadium during the 2014 Winter Classic. (Noah Graham/NHLI/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports). Wednesday’s snowy, successful Winter Classic is kicking off an ambitious series of outdoor games for…

USA Hockey names Mens and Womens team – KDUZ/KARP Radio

KDUZ/KARP RadioUSA Hockey has announced the 25 players that will make up its 2014 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team here today as part of the festivities at the 2014…

Red Wings’ Stephen Weiss disappointed to miss Winter Classic, on track to … – MLive.com

MLive.comDetroit Red Wings forward Stephen Weiss (right) collides with Florida’s Marcel Goc in a game last month. (The Associated Press). Print

Maple Leafs beat Red Wings in snowy Winter Classic – CNN

CNNTyler Bozak scored the winning shootout goal and Jonathan Bernier made two saves in the heart-pounding final moments, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over Detroit at…

Maple Leafs win Winter Classic in shootout – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANN ARBOR, Mich. – Tyler Bozak scored the game-winning shootout goal to turn the Winter Classic into a Winter Wonderland for jubilant Toronto Maple Leafs fans. The crowd was…

US women’s hockey team named for Sochi Olympics – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOne by one, they waved their Go USA mittens as the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team was announced Wednesday during the second intermission of the NHL Winter Classic in…

Maple Leafs-Red Wings game at a glance – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTime/TV: Wednesday, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings, 1 p.m. ET, NBC. Goalie matchup: Detroit’s Jimmy Howard vs. Toronto’s Jonathan Bernier. Weather forecast: 17 degrees at game time,…

How NHL ice guru Dan Craig spends the big day at Winter Classic – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDan Craig preparing the ice for the 2012 Winter Classic. (Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images). ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NHL ice guru Dan Craig expected to be up at…

Why this will be the best Winter Classic – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFive reasons this season’s Winter Classic will be the best yet: 1. The Rivalry. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings have been playing each other for 87…

Steve Yzerman worried NHL ‘killing the golden goose’ of outdoor games – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comDETROIT — Steve Yzerman wore a Detroit Red Wings jersey on Tuesday. That’s a big deal — his participation in the Alumni Showdown was, for a while, in doubt. He…

Zac Brown to perform Winter Classic, Super Bowl shows – USA TODAY

Zac Brown to perform Winter Classic, Super Bowl showsUSA TODAYZac Brown gets into all the good games. The Grammy-winning country singer began the year singing the national anthem at the…