2001 : Ice War Sets World Record Attendance

October 6, 2021 all-day

Ice War Locale in Spartan Stadium

Michigan and Michigan State participated in the Ice War, an outdoor hockey game held in Spartan Stadium in East Lansing on this date, setting a world record attendance at the time. The outdoor contest was the fruition of an idea by Michigan State University Athletic Director Mark Hollis.

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Kyle Austin, From the Cold War to the Big Chill, Michigan has set the precedent and standard for outdoor hockey, MLive, December 30, 2013.

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