A look at the ice from the upper bowl hours before the game (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Led by senior captain Steven Spinell, Miami heads to the ice for the game (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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The Hockey City Classic banner along the base of the Soldier Field seating bowl (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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A look at the scoreboard and the lake from the upper bowl (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Garrett Kennedy takes in the experience before warm-ups (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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The Miami band prepares for the game (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Pregame entertainment (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Players pose during warm-ups. From left to right, Taylor Richart, Marc Hagel and Alex Wideman (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com)
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The crowd, with a large number of Miami fans, begins to fill the seating bowls (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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The starting lineup is announced. Riley Barber (right) skates to the blue line (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami players stand on the goal line as starting lineups are announced (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Most of Miami's players stood while on the bench during play (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Chicago legend Wayne Messmer sings the national anthem. Messmer also sings for the AHL Chicago Wolves and the Chicago Cubs, whom he works for as the PA announcer (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Military holds a huge American flag during the anthem (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Jimmy Mullin passes along the blue line (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Curtis McKenzie takes a faceoff (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Alex Gacek looks for a pass next to the Notre Dame net (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Marc Hagel skates deep in the offensive zone (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Sean Kuraly pivots at the point (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Austin Czarnik (7) brings the puck up the ice with teammate Riley Barber (11) to his right (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Marc Hagel wraps up a Notre Dame player (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Chris Joyaux winds up for a slap shot (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Steven Spinell tries to control a hopping puck (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Matthew Caito (8) gets his stick on the puck to deny Notre Dame's Jeff Costello a high-percentage shot (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Matthew Caito tries to take the puck away from a Notre Dame player (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami goalie Ryan McKay makes a save (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Joe Hartman holds up a Notre Dame skater in front of the RedHawks' net (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Kevin Morris takes a faceoff (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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A shot by Miami's Kevin Morris trickles toward the net for the RedHawks' lone goal as Miami's Cody Murphy tries to get his stick into the crease (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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The Miami bench watches the play right before a line change (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Austin Czarnik controls the puck (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Cody Murphy plays the puck from his knees (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Sean Kuraly whips a wrist shot on net (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Riley Barber looks to shoot as he controls the puck in the offensive zone (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Kevin Morris (right) and Cody Murphy (left) celebrate after Morris' goal (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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A look at the Soldier Field scoreboard (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Sean Kuraly (9) and Curtis McKenzie (16) skate back on defense after Notre Dame clears the puck (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Steven Spinell fires a puck into the Notre Dame zone (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Swoop, Miami's mascot, made the long flight from Oxford to Chicago for the game. He poses next to the Hockey City Classic logo (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Matthew Caito controls the puck (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Miami's Blake Coleman skates in position to take a pass (Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com).
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Images from the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field in Chicago on Feb. 17, 2013. All photos by Cathy Lachmann/WCPO.com.

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