5 Reasons the 2013 Winter Classic Means so Much to the City of Detroit

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5 Reasons the 2013 Winter Classic Means so Much to the City of Detroit
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Detroit has long wondered why they have not had hosted a Winter Classic yet.  While they did play in Chicago in 2009, they have long wanted to host the game. 

The NHL finally changed this with the announcement that the marquee event would be coming to Detroit (and Ann Arbor).

So what does the Winter Classic finally coming to Detroit mean?  The event will become a two-week festival for the area. 

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