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    29 Breathtaking Photos From Hockey's Snowtastic Winter Classic

    Nearly 106,000 fans filed into the University of Michigan's Big House on New Year's Day and set the record for the largest hockey crowd ever assembled. (Oh, and there was a blizzard.) This is what it looked like.

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