Wednesday, March 9, 2016
NHL CENTENNIAL CLASSIC
As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, the NHL announced today that an outdoor game will be played to mark the occasion. The NHL Centennial Classic will take place on January 1, 2017, at BMO Field in Toronto. The Detroit Red Wings will be in town to face the Maple Leafs.
"The Toronto Maple Leafs are thrilled to host the 2017 NHL Centennial Classic and what will be the signature moment in our club's 100th anniversary celebrations next season to share with all Leafs fans," Brendan Shanahan wrote in a press release.