NHL’s 2022 Winter Classic takes place at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn.
The league resumed the regular season on Tuesday, December 28 after the Christmas season expanded and Wild is gearing up to face the Blues in the first Winter games in Minneapolis. NHL has already tried to participate in the 2021 Winter Classic at Target Field in the past terminated due to COVID.
Temperatures drop between 1 and 26 degrees below zero, outdoor sports can be one of the coolest sports in history. Sports stadium users are planning to welcome about 40,000 fans to Minneapolis and offer handkerchiefs to everyone.
As the teams battle it out for the Central Division in the 2022 Winter Classic, The Sporting News has provided you with everything you need to know including game time, location, and radio video information.
Who is playing in the 2022 Winter Classic?
The Wild and the Blues will meet on New Year’s Day. They met for the last time in a preseason match in October, with Minnesota winning 4-3 in extra time. However, The Wild is looking to win two regular losing games against the Blues in Minneapolis’ first ‘Winter Classic’.
The Blues recorded a 4-2 victory over the Oilers on December 29th. The Blues will be looking to make the most of the road and maintain their place as Central Division leaders.
What time is the 2022 Winter Classic?
- Date: Saturday, Jan. 1
- Time: 7pm PA | 6pm CT
An outdoor match between Wild and Blues will take place on Saturday, Jan. 1 at 7 pm ET at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
What is the 2022 Winter Classic channel?
- TV: TNT
- Recent Streaming: TNT App, fuboTV
The 2022 Winter Classic will feature on TNT for the first time. Kenny Albert has invited the game to play with additional comments from Keith Jones, Darren Pang and Jennifer Botterill.
Where is the 2022 Winter Classic?
The alliance between the Blues and Wild will take place at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. and is about to become the coolest foreign game in NHL history. According to National Weather Service, the maximum temperature will be around 1 degree and a cooling temperature of minus 28 degrees. The stadium management is preparing warm the ice.
In addition to ice, the punishment boxes will also be heated. The stadium will also have several heating systems and will serve chilies, ramen and soups to keep fans warm.
The coolest game in history was 0 degrees per puck down in 2003 Heritage Classic. The Montreal Canadiens met the Edmonton Oilers and were the first NHL foreign game in history to take place in a regular season.