A week later will feature a historic doubleheader featuring Notre Dame versus Miami University and Minnesota versus Wisconsin in the Hockey City Classic in the first ever hockey game at Soldier Field in Chicago.
As with all of these outdoor games, numerous festivities fill up the schedule to get as much use out of the rink as possible. In Chicago, things kicked off on Friday with a "Skate with the Greats" night featuring Blackhawks legends Bobby Hull and Tony Esposito. Seven high school games are scheduled for Friday and Saturday before the college team's take to the ice on Feb. 17.
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