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Minnesota hosts outdoor twin bill Jan. 17

Published: September 3, 2013, 2:44 pm, by Joe Paisley

Minnesota will host the 2014 Hockey City Classic Jan. 17 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Intersport announced today.

The outdoor college hockey doubleheader will kick off with the Gopher women’s hockey program taking on MSY-Mankato at 3:30 p.m. MT followed by the Gopher men against Ohio State at 7 p.m.

“The Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium will be a special event for the entire state of Minnesota,” Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague said. “Outdoor hockey is a prominent fixture of Minnesota culture and we know that partnering with Intersport for this event will guarantee an unbelievable experience for everyone involved.”   

Tickets start at $15 for both games and will go on sale to the public Oct. 22 at www.mygophersports.com or by calling 612-624-8080.
 
The Hockey City Classic will be part of a Winter Festival, which will consist of a variety of events, including  youth, high school and adult hockey events, private ice rentals, a public skate and much more.