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Posted on Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 2:46 p.m.

Images from the Big Chill at the Big House hockey game at Michigan Stadium

By Angela Cesere

The Big Chill at the Big House college hockey game at Michigan Stadium on Saturday drew a world-record crowd for a hockey game. photographers Melanie Maxwell, Lon Horwedel and Angela J. Cesere captured the action before, during and after the game. This file will be updated throughout the day.



Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 8:24 p.m.

What an awesome game to attend. Most fun I've had at a hockey game since The Cold War in 2001. GO BLUE!


Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 7:58 p.m.

It is unfortunate that we had to change sports in order to win a late year game in the Bid House. Go Blue

Elizabeth Nelson

Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 7:34 p.m.

The empty seats photographed in the slide show were the ONLY area of the Stadium that wasn't packed (student section, I think). It was amazing... definitely chilly, but it seemed to us that most people stuck it out to the end. The post-game fireworks were great!


Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 7:16 p.m.

I left after the first period because I wasn't feeling well and it seemed like a lot of people went with me-- it's a shame this game had to be in the middle of finals. I am not surprised by the attendance figures that have been released, the stadium was pretty crowded but it took some people a while to get there and not everybody stayed the whole time.

Jeff Arnold

Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 6:59 p.m.

Official attendance 113,441 - largest crowd to witness an event inside Michigan Stadium.

David Briegel

Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 3:49 p.m.

There is no way there are 110,000 people there. Look at the empty seats!


Sat, Dec 11, 2010 : 3:39 p.m.

So, how many people showed-up for this thing? Doesn't look like that many from the pics here, and I'm not in a place where I can see TV at the moment. Any attendance figures yet?