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Six outdoor games in 2014 for NHL

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Just posted.... http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/five-outdoor-nhl-games-2014-yankee-dodgers-stadium-003823881--nhl.html



• Ducks vs. Kings at Dodger Stadium, Jan. 25
• Devils vs. Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Jan. 26
• Islanders vs. Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Jan 29
• Penguins at Blackhawks, Soldier Field, March 1
• Senators at Canucks, BC Place, March 2

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Wings/Leafs will be the most epic, of course, but this really makes the WC a joke, especially if they continue to do this. Way to f*** up another cool thing about hockey, NHL. Will it never end?

NHL Official Release: Because so many teams wanted one, next season there will be 8 Stanley Cups.

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Just posted.... http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/five-outdoor-nhl-games-2014-yankee-dodgers-stadium-003823881--nhl.html

• Ducks vs. Kings at Dodger Stadium, Jan. 25

• Devils vs. Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Jan. 26

• Islanders vs. Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Jan 29

• Penguins at Blackhawks, Soldier Field, March 1

• Senators at Canucks, BC Place, March 2

There is so much wrong with this I can't believe this is actually official. The Rangers have been involved in a Winter Classic already, and now they're going to host 2 games? The Pens/Blackhawks just makes me want to puke all around, again, 2nd time Chicago will host a game. The only games I think are even...understandable is Sens and Canucks which should be great, and Ducks/Kings for thinking out of the box a bit and giving a west coast team a game. I could live without the other 3.

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Lol the freaking Rangers get two games in a row? HAHAHA....

Also, Bettman has never been to the Midwest in March, apparently.

This would be a fake report in any other league.

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what shocks me the most is that the rangers get two before the wild gets one... and the fact that there is blandly showing favoritism... and they are taking the novelty of the WC out...

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I just worry about what happens if all these games are really profitable.

How long until every team plays one outdoor game per year, throwback sweaters and all.

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As everyone's pretty much said, this is totally stupid.

It's clearly greed on the NHL's part. These games would make a lot more money than a typical regular season game. So even if the significance of the event is watered down, the revenue will still be high for each additional outdoor game.

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