“Haslam Sports Group is dedicated to creating unique, memorable experiences for fans throughout the year, and we are excited to partner with the Ohio State University for Faceoff on the Lake, the first major outdoor hockey game at FirstEnergy Stadium,” HSG COO Eric Clouse said in a news release. “It will be an incredible environment for both fans and community programs alike who are passionate about this unparalleled college rivalry. We anticipate this to be a truly special atmosphere.”
Ohio State and Michigan previously played a hockey game at Progressive Field in Cleveland in Jan. 2012.
The Buckeyes have also played outdoor games against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field and Minnesota at TCF Bank Stadium.