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NHL to play 2 outdoor games at Lake Tahoe in February

Fans will not be allowed to attend the games
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Posted at 1:09 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 16:02:42-05

STATELINE, Nev. — The National Hockey League is slated to play two outdoor games at Lake Tahoe in February.

That's according to Sportsnet and The Athletic.

According to both media outlets, the Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights will play on Feb. 20. The Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers will play on Feb. 21 in what the NHL is calling its "Outdoor Weekend" showcase.

Fans will not be allowed to attend, Sportsnet reported.

The game is set to be played on a rink that'll be built on the Edgewood Tahoe Resort's golf course in Stateline, Nevada, The Athletic reported.

According to The Athletic, the Winter Classic, which was slated to be played Friday, was postponed and pushed back to Jan. 1, 2022, with the Minnesota Wild taking on the St. Louis Blues at Target Field.