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Has the NHL Killed the Winter Classic?

Winter Classic? Or Just Another Outdoor Game? Before you read the article, just think to yourself as a hockey fan. Do you know who’s playing in this years Winter Classic? […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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Exploring Options: Five Possible Venues for Future Outdoor NHL Games

Outdoor NHL games have allowed the game to return to its original form. Over the past eight years, the NHL held games in 11 of the continent’s most notable stadiums, […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 5 comments · Hockey History, Winter Classic
Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Strike up the band. Crank out the Brass Bonanza. Break out the green sweaters. I have an idea that’s just crazy enough to work. It should fetch the NHL a […]

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EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic: Washington Capitals Preview

What Can Fans Expect to See From the Washington Capitals in the EPIX Series? It will be nearly four years to the day on New Year’s Day since the Washington […]

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There Needs to Be New Teams in the Winter Classic

On January 1, 2008, the NHL held its inaugural marquee regular season event, the Winter Classic, at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The outdoor game between the […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 8 comments · Winter Classic
Jonathan Toews models the 2015 Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic uniform.

Blackhawks Winter Classic Sweater Symbol of Past Futility

The 1956-1957 Chicago Black Hawks (two words until 1986 when it became Blackhawks after a staffer discovered the team name was originally recorded as one word) were a model of […]

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Blackhawks Cross Talk: Weaknesses, Leddy, Saad and the Winter Classic Sweater

Throughout the 2014-2015 season The Hockey Writers scribes Steve Sobel and Michael Szwaja will debate all things Chicago Blackhawks in what we are calling Blackhawks Cross Talk. In the first installment, […]

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5 Things You Must Know About the Winter Classic

Last September, the NHL announced the Washington Capitals would host the 2015 Winter Classic. A long waiting period ensued until the Chicago Blackhawks were named the Capitals’ opponent in June, […]

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‘24/7’ Iced: Are Babcock, Carlyle to Blame?

On Thursday, HBO announced it won’t make “24/7: The Road to the Winter Classic” for the 2015 outdoor game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park. While last […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Media, Winter Classic
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5 Biggest Games for the Washington Capitals in 2014-2015

With the 2014-2015 NHL season quickly approaching, what games stand out the most on the Capitals schedule? Hockey season is almost back in full swing.  The Washington Capitals are set […]

Eddie Lack has a 3-0-0 record against the Blues in his career. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Eddie Lack Has Accomplished What Luongo And Schneider Couldn’t

At last, the Canucks new look is coming into focus. Jim Benning has been named GM of the Canucks and a crucial piece of the puzzle has fallen into place. […]

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A Super Bowl Stanley Cup Final?

The NHL continues to bask in the success of its Winter Classic Stadium Series.  Conversely, the NFL continues to debate the merits of an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.  So […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic