NEW YORK –
The Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ will return to the regular-season schedule next season when the Vancouver Canucks
face off against the Ottawa Senators
at BC Place in Vancouver on Sunday, March 2, the National Hockey League announced today. The Canucks become the first NHL® team to host a game in a retractable-roof facility and just the third Canadian NHL team to host a regular-season game outdoors, following the Edmonton Oilers
in 2003 and Calgary Flames
The game will be broadcast live on CBC and RDS in Canada and on NBC Sports Network in the U.S. SiriusXM Radio will provide live radio coverage.
"With one of the world's great facilities as the setting, and one of the world's most scenic cities as the backdrop, the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ at BC Place in Vancouver will honor hockey's Canadian heritage," Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "With the excitement, the entertainment, the competitiveness and the fun of this game, the Canucks and Senators will create special memories for hockey fans everywhere."