11/23/2013 08:08 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 05:59 EST

Hotstove: NHL's 2014 Winter Classic a 'huge success'

In the latest segment of Hotstove Tonight on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, the panel discussed the 2014 NHL Winter Classic and why the event has been so successful over the years. 

Commentator Glenn Healy said there are very few tickets left for the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings at at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 1st.

Healy mentioned that he wasn't sure about outdoor games 10 years ago, but now realizes it has been one of the league's best ideas.  

The panel also examined what the NHL Board of Governors will be discussing in December, as well as Dion Phaneuf's future with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

For more on the story, watch the full segment in the video above.