Citizens Bank Park
The Winter Classic is dead this year, but as the NHL buries its most popular regular-season event there is hope that the lockout won’t wipe out the entire season.
A large part of Bettman’s role as commissioner is to successfully market the game, avoid labor unrest and protect the health of the league. He’s failed spectacularly in each of these areas throughout his tenure.
Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.
Coming off two lackluster games offensively, the Mets will need a big series from the middle of the lineup, with or without David Wright.
The video shows a man in a Flyers jersey throwing the first punch seen on tape. When one of the Rangers fans tries to intervene, he’s thrown to the ground and surrounded by the three Flyers fans who pummel him.
Federal authorities investigating the sale of shirts and jerseys bogusly branded NHL Winter Classic merchandise say they’ve seized counterfeit goods worth an estimated $350,000.
The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
When the final horn sounded, it would seem fans, viewers and everyone in between were left with one heck of an afternoon.
The Winter Classic originally scheduled for Monday 1 p.m. has been pushed back by the NHL to 3 p.m due to a change in weather conditions.
The fierce, long-standing rivalry between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers could reach new heights at the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park.
The upcoming 2012 Winter Classic between the Rangers and Flyers was first reported in May. Now it’s been confirmed — reportedly.
The Rangers will be ringing in the new year — a day late — when they visit the Flyers at Citizens Bank Park for the NHL’s 2012 Winter Classic, according to CSNPhilly.com and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
As word of the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden swept through Citizens Bank Park during Sunday night’s game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets, excited fans erupted in thunderous chants of “USA” during the top of the ninth inning.
Ronny Paulino had a career-high five hits in his first start for the Mets, including a go-ahead double in the 14th inning, and New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Sunday night.
The Mets’ season-opening road trip continues with three games against the Phillies. New York went 4 and 5 in their nine games at Citizens Bank Park last season, including a series win there in September which was the club’s first in Philly since July 2008.