Grandpa, you will be asked in 2053, tell me again what it was like when they used to play hockey inside.
The Winter Classic never fails to be a success, for players, fans, and especially the league. For five years, the NHL has gone outside on New Year's Day, complete with months-long hype, 24/7 coverage, big national broadcast ratings, and a packed house, no matter how big that house is. Next year's Classic will be at the biggest of houses: Michigan Stadium. But what if you could do it more than once a year?