The NHL is coming to Regina!!!

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made the initial announcement during the second intermission of Tuesday’s Winter Classic in South Bend, Ind.

“Hockey is part of Saskatchewan’s DNA, and we are excited to host the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic. This event provides a unique opportunity to showcase our province to a national and international audience, and will promote Saskatchewan as a major event-hosting destination,” Premier Scott Moe said in a press release.

According to Evraz Place, the NHL event is expected to return up to $15 million to the local economy through visitor spending.

The game is slated to take place at Mosaic Stadium, where the Calgary Flames will take on the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 26. Tickets and further details will be released at a later date!