Featuring a graphical representation of “The Big House”, a popular nickname for Michigan Stadium, covered in icicles. The logo was unveiled via a posting on the Detroit Red Wings’ official Instagram account. Once again Bridgestone, the title sponsor has their logo included.
The logo uses the exact same “Winter Classic” font as the other five Winter Classics, played annually since 2008.
Still to come will be the throwback uniforms each team will wear in the game, a source of mine from the Toronto Maple Leafs expected the Leafs to unveil their uniform in November although reports have previously trickled out that the Leafs will be wearing their uniforms from 1931 for the game.
Should the current labour strife between the National Hockey League and its Players Association be resolved in time, the Red Wings and Maple Leafs will square off in the 8th outdoor regular season game in NHL history on January 1, 2013.