Open-air hockey rink installed on Comerica Park's field - KMSP-TV

Open-air hockey rink installed on Comerica Park's field for Winter Festival

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Hockey fans in Detroit had their hearts broken when last season's lockout postponed the Winter Classic in the Motor City. But now the wait is over and the big event is just weeks away.

Preparations have already begun at Comerica Park, where multiple hockey games will take place in the week leading up New Year's day. On New Years eve former members of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings will square off in an alumni game at the ballpark.

Then on New Year's day the Red Wings play the Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

There will be lots of fun and festivities all week long in Detroit.

VIDEO: Fox 2's Jason Carr took a trip to Motown to find out what the city and the Wings have in store

Online: www.redwings.nhl.com

Tickets for all events are on sale now and can be bought at ticketmaster.com.

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