The Winter Classic is an annual National Hockey League game played outdoors on January 1.

The January 1, 2014 game was played at Michigan Stadium. The Toronto Maple Leafs play the Detroit Red Wings. A snowstorm during the game created challenges for the players and for fans who were stuck in traffic.

The January 1, 2013 game was scheduled for Michigan Stadium, but it was cancelled as  a result of a labor dispute in which the owners locked out the players.

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