Hershey hosting AHL's Outdoor Classic

Updated: January 20, 2013, 8:58 PM ET
Associated Press

HERSHEY, Pa. -- A stiff breeze swept across the tough ice, while a setting sun created odd shadows.

Unusual settings for hockey were also typical conditions for a midseason game outdoors.

The American Hockey League held its annual midyear event outside Sunday when the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins visited their in-state rival Hershey Bears on an ice sheet built inside a football stadium on the grounds of an amusement park.

The puck dropped around sunset, while bright lights ...

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