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NHL chief hails Winter Classic following bumper attendance

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has hailed the 2014 Winter Classic as a “terrific way” to start the ice hockey league’s new commitment to the outdoor game, with the New Year’s Day clash between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs expected to have set a new attendance record for the sport.

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