Winter Classic coming to Detroit

DETROIT — The annual Winter Classic could be coming to Detroit next season of the season after according to a source within the organization.

“It’s a short list and we’re on it,” the person said. “We’ll have the game in the not too distant future.”

Possible venues to host would be Comerica Park or Michigan Stadium, which hosted the “Big Chill at the Big House” in 2010 that had an announced crowd of nearly 114,000.

The New York Rangers are also on the short list to host a Winter Classic. The Rangers play in this year’s event against the Flyers at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

The Wings played in the 2009 Winter Classic at Wrigley Field, beating Chicago, 6-4.

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