2014 NHL Stadium Series

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2014 NHL Stadium Series
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Dodger Stadium
Game 1Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings
Yankee Stadium
Game 2New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
Game 3New York Rangers at New York Islanders
Soldier Field
Game 4Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks
 
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2014 NHL Stadium Series
2014 Stadium Series.png
Dodger Stadium
Game 1Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings
Yankee Stadium
Game 2New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
Game 3New York Rangers at New York Islanders
Soldier Field
Game 4Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks

The 2014 NHL Stadium Series (branded the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series) is an upcoming series of outdoor regular season National Hockey League games. This series is distinct from the NHL Winter Classic and NHL Heritage Classic. The games will be the Los Angeles Kings against the Anaheim Ducks at Dodger Stadium on January 25, 2014,[1] the New Jersey Devils vs. the New York Rangers at Yankee Stadium on January 26,[2] the New York Islanders vs. the Rangers at Yankee Stadium on January 29,[2] and the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Chicago Blackhawks at Soldier Field on March 1, 2014.[3]

In addition to the Stadium Series, the Detroit Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2014 NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 1, 2014, and the Vancouver Canucks will host the Ottawa Senators in the 2014 Heritage Classic at BC Place on March 2. The New York Rangers, after the conclusion of their two Stadium Series games, will have played four outdoor games, the most of any NHL team, having previously participated in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic and the 1991 exhibition game in Las Vegas.

The games[edit]

January 25[edit]

NHL Stadium Series: Los Angeles
123Total
Anaheim Ducks   0
Los Angeles Kings   0
DateJanuary 25, 2014
ArenaDodger Stadium
CityLos Angeles, California
Attendance

The inaugural NHL Stadium Series game will take place in Los Angeles, California, featuring two Southern California teams, the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings, playing at Dodger Stadium on January 25, 2014.

January 26[edit]

NHL Stadium Series: New York
123Total
New York Rangers   0
New Jersey Devils   0
DateJanuary 26, 2014
ArenaYankee Stadium
CityNew York, New York
Attendance

The second game of the 2014 NHL Stadium Series will take place a day later, on January 26, 2014, and be part one of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium in New York City, featuring the New Jersey Devils and the New York Rangers. This will be the NHL's first outdoor game in New York City. The Devils will be the designated home team.

January 29[edit]

NHL Stadium Series: New York
123Total
New York Rangers   0
New York Islanders   0
DateJanuary 29, 2014
ArenaYankee Stadium
CityNew York, New York
Attendance

The third game of the 2014 NHL Stadium Series will take place on January 29, 2014, and be the second part of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium in New York City, featuring the New York Islanders and the New York Rangers, who will be playing their second straight game outdoors. The Rangers will be the visiting team in both games. [4]

March 1[edit]

NHL Stadium Series: Chicago
123Total
Pittsburgh Penguins   0
Chicago Blackhawks   0
DateMarch 1, 2014
ArenaSoldier Field
CityChicago, Illinois
Attendance

The fourth and final game of the 2014 NHL Stadium Series will take place on March 1, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Reality television series[edit]

The Stadium Series will be the basis for a new seven-part documentary called NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other, premiering January 22, 2014, on the NBC Sports Network. The series is meant to differ from the pre-existing HBO 24/7: Road to the NHL Winter Classic with an added focus on star players' preparations for the 2014 Olympic Tournament in Sochi, Russia, of which NBCSN will be a major broadcaster.

Uniforms[edit]

Each team will be wearing specially-designed uniforms for the event. The New York Islanders unveiled their Stadium Series jersey on November 27, 2013.[5] The Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings jointly unveiled their Stadium Series jerseys on December 3.[6] The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled their Stadium Series jersey on December 13.[7] The Chicago Blackhawks and the New York Rangers unveiled their Stadium Series jerseys on December 20.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dodger Stadium to host Kings, Ducks in January". NHL.com. NHL.com. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Yankee Stadium to host Rangers, Devils, Isles in 2014". NHL. May 15, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ Belson, Ken (May 1, 2013). "N.H.L. Stadium Series Announces Date in Chicago". New York Times. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Rangers to play twice at Yankee Stadium". Rangers.nhl.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  5. ^ "New York Islanders unveil jersey for 2014 Stadium Series game at Yankee Stadium". Nhl.com. 2013-11-27. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  6. ^ "Ducks, Kings unveil specially-designed look for 2014 Coors Lights Stadium Series outdoor game". Nhl.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  7. ^ "Pens Unveil Stadium Series Jersey". Penguins.nhl.com. 2013-12-13. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  8. ^ "2014 Stadium Series Jersey Unveiled". Blackhawks.nhl.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  9. ^ http://blueshirtsunited.com/videos/4636/stadium-series-jersey-unveiled