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2011 Winter Classic

  1. NHL reports best-ever business for 2010-11, estimates $2.9B in revenue

    Apr 13, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT

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    The NHL reports that it’s on pace for $2.9 billion in revenue by the end of the 2011 playoffs, a record-breaking season for league-wide revenue.

  2. Video: Mike Milbury answers your questions in Ask The Expert

    Jan 26, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT

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    In this week’s edition of “Ask The Expert” Mike Milbury answers your questions concerning the Flyers, the Winter Classic, and hits to the head.

  3. Winter Classic rematch set for NBC’s Game of the Week on Super Bowl Sunday

    Jan 20, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT

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    You saw them on HBO’s 24/7, you saw them at the 2011 Winter Classic, and now you’ll see them on Super Bowl Sunday at 12:30 ET on NBC’s Game of the Week. It’s the Capitals and Penguins in Washington, D.C. to get your day full of sports kicked off the right way.

  4. 2011 Winter Classic most watched regular season game in 36 years

    Jan 3, 2011, 12:01 PM EDT

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    Rain delays pushed the 2011 Winter Classic into primetime. Yet instead of seeing ratings issues, the event proved that outdoor hockey can work during the night time too with some great numbers.

  5. 2011 Winter Classic Star Cams: Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin

    Jan 2, 2011, 1:56 AM EDT

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    Check out Star Cam footage of Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin from the 2011 Winter Classic.

  6. Video: 2011 Winter Classic highlights

    Jan 2, 2011, 12:09 AM EDT

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    Video highlights from the 2011 Winter Classic.

  7. 2011 Winter Classic moment of zen: Heinz Field under the lights

    Jan 1, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT

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    One single photo tonight helps set the tone for what tomorrow night’s Winter Classic will be like. Enjoy it and Happy New Year everyone.

  8. What happens if weather interferes with Winter Classic mid-game?

    Dec 31, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT

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    What happens if weather interferes with the Winter Classic mid-game? The NHL has you covered with some interesting solutions.

  9. NHL announces Winter Classic start time moved to 8 p.m.

    Dec 31, 2010, 4:57 PM EDT

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    The 2011 Winter Classic is getting delayed until 8:00 pm Saturday thanks to the threat of warm weather and rain.

  10. Report: Winter Classic could be pushed back to prime time evening start

    Dec 31, 2010, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Nothing’s been confirmed yet, but it appears the Winter Classic will be played under the lights at Heinz Field.

  11. Winter Classic 2011: A photographic look around Heinz Field

    Dec 30, 2010, 3:26 PM EDT

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    Want a first-hand look at what it’s like to take a stroll around Heinz Field and see what will make things tick on New Years Day? Of course you do.

  12. United States seizes $100,000 worth of phony Winter Classic gear bound for Pittsburgh

    Dec 30, 2010, 12:02 AM EDT

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    Know who else is ready for the Winter Classic? The federal government is.

  13. The NHL’s backup plan for the Winter Classic in case it rains

    Dec 27, 2010, 4:39 PM EDT

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    If you’re nervous about what the NHL will do about the Winter Classic should the weather turn poor, fear not, they’ve got a plan.

  14. Early Pittsburgh weather forecasts for Winter Classic cast shadow over game

    Dec 26, 2010, 5:07 PM EDT

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    It’s too early to tell, but early weather forecasts have some worrying that the Winter Classic might be in danger of being postponed.

  15. The race is on for NHL’s ice architect Dan Craig to build Winter Classic rink on time

    Dec 24, 2010, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Most hockey fans think the Winter Classic can’t get here soon enough. But for Dan Craig – the man building the custom rink on Heinz Field – it’s a stressful fight against the clock. Click “Read More” to find out about the process.

  16. Gary Bettman isn’t bothered by Bruce Boudreau’s potty mouth

    Dec 21, 2010, 6:57 PM EDT

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    Bruce Boudreau’s mother didn’t like it, but Gary Bettman calls the profanity-packed speech by the Capitals’ coach part of “the ultimate reality show.”

  17. Information on episode 2 of ’24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic’

    Dec 20, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Want some information on the second episode of HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic”? Click Read More.

  18. Capitals and Penguins show off special goalie masks for the Winter Classic

    Dec 18, 2010, 2:18 PM EDT

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    The goalies playing in the 2011 Winter Classic get into the retro spirit with the masks they’ll be wearing for the New Years Day game.

  19. Bruce Boudreau’s mother scolds him for his profanity-laced speech aired on HBO

    Dec 16, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Brouce Boudreau is hearing it from his mother about his profanity-laced speech, much like Rex Ryan experienced with his mother during HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks.’

  20. Capitals and Penguins officially announce Winter Classic alumni game rosters

    Dec 16, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    They’ve officially announced the rosters for the alumni game and now we can officially get really excited about this.

  21. Bruce Boudreau, Dan Bylsma’s personalities may shine in HBO’s 24/7 series, which premieres tonight

    Dec 15, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Many personalities could emerge from HBO’s 24/7 series on the 2011 Winter Classic, but coaches Bruce Boudreau and Dan Bylsma might be the most vibrant ones of them all.

  22. Washington’s Winter Classic alumni roster a real “Who’s that?” list of talent

    Dec 14, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT

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    After getting a teaser about who the Penguins will suit up for the 2011 Winter Classic alumni game, we get the full lineup for the Capitals and we’re left underwhelmed.

  23. Come on down! Crosby, Ovechkin, and Roenick to appear on The Price Is Right

    Dec 14, 2010, 2:56 PM EDT

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    The NHL’s biggest stars are going to be on The Price Is Right to promote the 2011 Winter Classic and we’ve got a short list of games we wish we could see them play.

  24. Your moment of zen: What Heinz Field should look like for the 2011 Winter Classic

    Dec 9, 2010, 6:37 PM EDT

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    Curious what one artist’s rendering of what Heinz Field will look like for the 2011 Winter Classic in Pittsburgh? Take a click on the link to get a better look.

  25. Info on the first episode of HBO’s 24/7 series on the Winter Classic, premiering Dec. 15

    Dec 9, 2010, 12:30 PM EDT

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    HBO provides the lowdown on the first episode of “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic.”

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