NHL Winter Classic
If there had been no lockout this year, this would have been the biggest and best of the outdoor events that the NHL has presented.
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.
No matter what shape or form, the Rangers continue to find different ways to win every night. The one constant has been the sensational goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist.
A Rangers fan who suffered a terrible beating after a hockey game in Philadelphia on Monday spoke publicly Friday about the fight that left him badly injured.
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.
Mike Rupp scored two goals and Brad Richards posted the winner on top of a chilly baseball field, as the New York Rangers outlasted the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in the Winter Classic on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
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 NHL has considered Citi Field, MetLife Stadium, the Yale Bowl, and even West Point as potential sites in New York/New Jersey.
Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Adam Graves and Stephane Matteau were among the former Rangers who returned for this reunion, also having won the franchise’s last Stanley Cup in 1994.
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.
Former Ranger Eric Lindros has mended broken bridges with his original team, the Philadelphia Flyers and will represent them for the first time in 11 years in the 2012 Winter Classic.
Dan Rosen of NHL.com joined me from Heinz Field to talk about the crazy work hours he has been enduring along with the ice crew for this year’s Winter Classic, and to detail the whole process of turning an NFL field into an NHL rink.