T.J.Oshie - One of the Blues' dispensable core players (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL: Stop Shutting Out St. Louis from the Winter Classic

One of the more confounding mysteries to St. Louis Blues fans is the lack of a Winter Classic — or even mention of the consolation Stadium Series or Heritage Classic […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 18 comments · St Louis Blues, Winter Classic
(Photo credit: Kenneth Laws-THW)

Commentary: Stadium Series Should Be an Event, Not an Afterthought

Saturday evening was just another night for me. I ate an early dinner, shaved and headed to the Scottrade Center to cover the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues game […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 4 comments · News, Winter Classic
Flyers Fans hope to see Eric Lindros appear on Winter Classic Ice (cr: Aaron Frutman@Flickr)

Bruins to Host 2016 Winter Classic

While New England sports fans all watched the Patriots trounce the Colts at Gillette Stadium on Sunday in the AFC Championship game, they should get used to the idea of […]

The logo and paint is now on the Winter Classic rink (JJohnson/THW)

Is a Canadiens vs Bruins Winter Classic Really a Good Idea?

Now that the 2015 NHL Winter Classic is in the books, fans and analysts alike are throwing their proverbial hat in the ring in form of suggestions for next year’s […]

Alex Ovechkin has appeared in two Winter Classics (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Reduction and Rivalry: The Keys to Winter Classic Success

The sun was shinning in Washington on New Years Day and according to players, the ice was in great shape at Nationals Park for the annual NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
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My Three Point Plan to “Fix” the Winter Classic

The 2015 Winter Classic posted the lowest ratings in the series history leaving some hockey fans wondering if there is a way to increase viewership or whether or not the […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 3 comments · Winter Classic
Corey Crawford reclaimed the Blackhawks crease - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

2015 Winter Classic Goaltenders: Who Had the Better Edge?

The 2015 NHL Winter Classic yesterday was one of those things that should have been on everyone’s resolution list as something that absolutely could not be missed. Both bundled up fans […]

2015 Winter Classic Matchup: Toews vs. Ovechkin

2015 Winter Classic Matchup: Toews vs. Ovechkin

With December quickly coming to an end, that only means one thing: the 2015 NHL Winter Classic is only a few days away and two of the biggest captains in […]

by · December 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Winter Classic
The outdoor game has been a staple in the NHL schedule since 2008 (Credit: Krm500, Via Wikipedia Commons.)

Why Buffalo Deserves Another Winter Classic

On New Year’s Day back in 2008, the first game of the Winter Classic series was played at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Ralph Wilson Stadium is located in the suburb of […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 6 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Winter Classic
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Top 7 Moments from HBO’s 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic

Last week hockey fans got to see the new Road to the Winter Classic on Epix. The popular series HBO’s 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic was not carried by […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, Winter Classic
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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 · 3 comments · News, 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