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Gophers hockey: Minnesota to play Wisconsin in Hockey City Classic

Soldier Field in Chicago won't be a football stadium next February 17. Instead, it will be hosting the "Hockey City Classic", an outdoor college hockey doubleheader, with one game featuring the Gophers against the Wisconsin Badgers. The other game is between Notre Dame and Miami.
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Soldier Field in Chicago won't be a football stadium next February 17. Instead, it will be hosting the "Hockey City Classic", an outdoor college hockey doubleheader, with one game featuring the Gophers against the Wisconsin Badgers. The other game is between Notre Dame and Miami.

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