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Updated: December 11, 2013 4:55 PM | By CBC Sports, cbc.ca

Michigan Stadium transforms into ice rink



Michigan Stadium stands in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, July 14, 2010. The University of Michigan has figured out just how many fans it can seat in the new-look Big House. The school announced Wednesday the capacity of Michigan Stadium will be 109,901 this season, making it the country's largest football stadium. Paul Sancya/Associated Press

Michigan Stadium stands in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, July 14, 2010. The University of Michigan has figured out just how many fans it can seat in the new-look Big House. The school announced Wednesday the capacity of Michigan Stadium will be 109,901 this season, making it the country's largest football stadium. Paul Sancya/Associated Press

It takes some effort to transform The Big House into a big ice rink. 

The outdoor football stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., will play host to the 2014 NHL Winter Classic featuring the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, but plenty of man power is required to convert it into a functional, NHL-sized rink.

Watch the time-lapsed process unfold by clicking the video above.

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