The event that led to what's now the NHL's signature regular-season event began in Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium in 2003.

They called it the Heritage Classic, with the Oilers hosting Montréal's Canadiens.

57,167 fans braved freezing temperatures, had a blast, and by the next week, the number of those who said they were there was well into six figures. At least.

It took The Commish & Co five years to realize they had something.

Click over to The Daily Player for the rest of the story. It's worth it.

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