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The Puck Drop
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In their first New Year’s Eve drop, Ann Arbor will celebrate with a 10-ft hockey puck drop
in anticipation of 2014 Bridgestone Winter Classic
hockey game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs on Jan. 1.
Ann Arborites hope to break the world record for highest attended outdoor hockey game. The game will be held outdoors at University of Michigan’s football stadium (known as “The Big House”), which holds 109,901.