The University of Denver has announced that they will be playing against the Colorado College Tigers in an outdoor game at Coors Field. The NCAA contest is scheduled for Feb. 20, a week before the Red Wings and Avalanche play outside as part of the 2016 Stadium Series.
“It’s going to be awesome,” DU junior center Quentin Shore told the Denver Post. “We all watch the outdoor games and it will be a dream come true to play in one. The fact that we get to play CC in downtown Denver is unreal.”
The festivities will also include an alumni game between the Red Wings and Avalanche. The two franchises were fierce rivals in the mid-90s through early 2000s.
Before the Red Wings and Avalanche play outdoors, Minnesota will host Chicago at TCF Bank Stadium on Feb. 21. The Winter Classic will feature Montreal and Boston in Gillette Stadium.