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SBD/June 22, 2011/Events and Attractions
Rangers-Flyers To Face Off In Winter Classic At Citizens Bank Park
Published June 22, 2011
SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY: The Coyotes and Stars yesterday announced that they "will play a preseason game Sept. 23 at Reliant Stadium in Houston." The Stars said that they "will have further details when they announce" their preseason schedule next week. In Dallas, Mike Heika writes, "The game is intriguing on a number of levels. ... It is being held at a football stadium, and that will spark all sorts of talk about whether or not a Winter Classic can be held in the south" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/22). In Ft. Worth, Mac Engel wrote, "Don't think for a second the NHL isn't going to look at this venue and how this thing goes as a test to determine whether the Winter Classic can be held in the south" (STAR-TELEGRAM.com, 6/21).