Hockey City Classic 2013: Notre Dame To Play Hockey At Soldier Field

Notre Dame, Miami (Ohio), Wisconsin and Minnesota will all send their hockey teams to Chicago for a pair of outdoor games in February.

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Hockey City Classic 2013: Date Set For Notre Dame Hockey Game At Soldier Field

Mark February 17, 2013, on your calendar. Hockey is coming to Soldier Field for the first time in history.

The sports marketing group Intersport announced the details of the 2013 Hockey City Classic on Friday, setting Feb. 17 as the official date for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to square off against the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks.

The event, according to CSN Chicago, will follow two weeks of winter festivities, including free public skating and high school and adult amateur hockey events.


Related: Artist's Rendering Of The Soldier Field Rink

Soldier Field is well known throughout the NFL as having the worst turf in the league, but the hockey event -- which will almost assuredly leave a black patch of dead grass a midfield -- will come before a whole re-sodding of the field in March.

For more news and updates on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, visit the Notre Dame blog On Foot Down. Or, to keep abreast of all matters pro-hockey related, visit SB Nation's hockey news hub.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish To Play Hockey At Soldier Field

Notre Dame, Miami (Ohio), Wisconsin and Minnesota will all send their hockey teams to Chicago for a pair of outdoor games.

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