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VIDEO: How to turn a football field into an ice rink for an NHL game

The annual Winter Classic took place yesterday.

MORE THAN 105,000 people braved horrible conditions in Ann Arbor, Michigan yesterday as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL’s Winter Classic.

The Winter Classic is unique in that it is played outdoors and this timelapse video shows exactly how you turn an American football field into an ice rink

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The game itself was played in less than ideal conditions with snow making things difficult for players and spectators alike but it was Toronto who came out on top in a shootout with Tyler Bozak netting the winning goal.

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