Apparently, the Detroit Red Wings have the biggest shutout in NHL history, when they dominated one of the other Original 6 teams, the New York Rangers on January 23rd, 1944. The score was an astounding 15- 0 victory that still stands as the largest shutout in the NHL to date.
Sure it's a spectacle, a stunt. But it's also the ultimate throwback, to how hockey was first played. After missing last year due to Covid, the annual outdoor NHL Winter Classic is set for New Years Night
According to a report from Greg Wyshynski at ESPN, the scenario of neutral sites is no longer being considered by the NHL for a return and instead the league has shifted to targeting neutral NHL arenas by division to host the remainder of the games.