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Fans at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium

Many fans had a long, hard slog to Michigan Stadium in the snow, but the atmosphere was festive. (Getty Images)

By John Rolfe

Selected tweets and visual wonderment from the 2014 Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, an exciting 3-2 win by the Maple Leafs over the Red Wings in a shootout. You can find game observations from SI.com’s Allan Muir here.

Fireworks at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic

A spectacular end to a snowy spectacle and great game. (Brian Babineau/Getty Images)

Toronto Maple Leafs fans at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic

Maple Leafs fans cheered last when Tyler Bozak scored the shootout winner. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic.

Randy Carlyle had to wait out a review after Tyler Bozak put Toronto up 2-1 at 4:41 of the third. (Getty Images)

Tyler Bozak #42, Phil Kessel #81 and James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate van Riemsdyk's goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic January 1, 2014 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)

James van Riemsdyk (21) knotted the game at 1-1 with a goal at 19:23 of the second period. (Getty Images)

Henrik Zetterberg of the Detroit Red Wings in action at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic.

Detroit’s Henrik Zetterberg carries the puck down the sidelines. (Graig Abel/Getty Images)

Fans at the 2014 NHL Winter Classic

The game time temperature was 13 degrees with a zero wind chill. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings

Jimmy Howard has a pull on some ice water … or maybe just some ice. (Brian Babineau/Getty Images)

Daniel Alfredsson of the Detroit Red Wings scores a goal at the 2014 Winter Classic.

Daniel Alfredsson potted the game’s first goal at 13:14 of the second period. (Brian Babineau/Getty Images)

Michigan Stadium during the 2014 Winter Classic

The going was slow in the snow during the first period. (Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

 Carl Gunnarsson of the Toronto Maple Leafs hits Justin Abdelkader

Toronto’s Carl Gunnarsson makes Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader take a powder. (Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

The Maple Leafs and Red Wings enter Michigan Stadium for the 2014 NHL Winter Classic.

The Maple Leafs and the Red Wings make their grand entrance. (AP Photos)

Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the 2014 Winter Classic

The Maple Leafs’ starting goalie. (Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings coaches at the 2014 Winter Classic

The Red Wings’ coaches sported a classic look for the Classic. (Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

Workers remove snow from the rink at the 2014 Winter Classic.

The shovel crews earned their pay today. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings fan at the 2014 Winter Classic

Someone came prepared. (Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

Members of the Toronto Maple Leafs warmed up at the 2014 Winter Classic with a soccer ball.

Maple Leafs Frazer McLaren, John-Michael Liles and Carl Gunnarsson got their kicks before the game. (Getty Images)

  • Published On Jan 01, 2014
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