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02-18-2013, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by IceAce View Post
Chi-town isnt really a great college hockey city, outside of the loose connection to Notre Dame.

Think these games (not necessarily with these teams) would go off better in cities like Boston, Detroit, or Minneapolis where the college game hits a bit closer to home.
Agree with this as well. A Winter Classic at Soldier Field? That would be pretty awesome. College hockey with the closest campus being an hour and a half away? Ehh.

One of the great things about college sports are the fan bases. Putting on a hockey game where the fan base has to drive for at least a couple hours doesn't make much sense.

It's the same reason I don't like early season tournaments in college basketball. Nobody really cares about them and nobody wants to go to them.

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