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Twins want to host a Winter Classic

The Minnesota Twins would like to host an NHL Winter Classic at Target Field. Team president Dave St. Peter says he finds it "amusing" that outdoor hockey is played pretty much everywhere but right here in Minnesota. Meanwhile, the Twins are considering hosting outdoor college and high school games at Target Field next year.
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The Minnesota Twins would like to host an NHL Winter Classic at Target Field. Team president Dave St. Peter says he finds it "amusing" that outdoor hockey is played pretty much everywhere but right here in Minnesota. Meanwhile, the Twins are considering hosting outdoor college and high school games at Target Field next year.

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