Feb. 8, 2013
MADISON, Wis. – Badger fans are taking to the road on February 17 as the Wisconsin men’s hockey team hosts Minnesota at Soldier Field in Chicago for the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic.
Before the game Wisconsin fans are invited to the pre-game pep rally at Will’s Northwoods Inn in the Lakeview area. The Badgers men’s basketball game vs. Ohio State will be shown starting at noon. The Wisconsin Band is scheduled to perform at halftime of the basketball game and register to win merchandise and signed memorabilia throughout day. Following the basketball game, take the Will’s Northwoods shuttle to Soldier Field for the 3:30 faceoff between the Badgers and the Golden Gophers.
Will’s Northwoods is offering a ticket and shuttle package. For fans who have already purchased tickets, round-trip shuttle services from Will’s Northwoods in a luxury bus, including a commemorative T-shirt are being provided by Will’s Northwoods to Soldier Field for a fee. Click here for more details.
Will’s Northwoods is located at 3030 N Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60657.
The OfficeMax Hockey City Classic marks the third time in eight seasons that the Wisconsin hockey program will play one of its games outdoors. The Badgers defeated Ohio State, 4-2, in the Frozen Tundra Hockey Classic at Lambeau Field in 2006 and beat Michigan, 3-2, at the Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic in 2010. Order tickets here.