The B's won't be at 100% at Notre Dame Stadium, either, as first-pair defenseman Charlie McAvoy and forward David Backes are set to miss the game.
The good news is that sources are reporting the 2020 Winter Classic will take place in Dallas, which will provide the event with a much-needed breath of fresh air. The opponents for both the Stars and Avalanche have yet to be announced.
Regina's game would be the fifth instalment of the Canadian-based Heritage Classic after previous events were held on November 22, 2003 (Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium), Feb. 20, 2011 (Calgary's McMahon Stadium), March 2, 2014 (Vancouver's BC Place) and October 23, 2016 (Winnipeg's Investor's Group Field).
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A fan sang on New Year's Day.
The Dallas Stars will host the NHL's annual outdoor game on New Year's Day 2020, according to Canadian sports media.
In addition, the Centennial Classic was held on January 1, 2017 at Toronto's BMO Field, followed by the National Hockey League 100 Classic on December 16, 2017 at Ottawa's TD Place Stadium. The weekend will feature several hockey-themed events, including the All-Stars Skills competition. The 2020 NHL Stadium Series™ will mark the second time the NHL has brought a regular-season outdoor game to a U.S. service academy following the Washington-Toronto NHL Stadium Series™ matchup at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.in 2018.