Hockey Invades the Bank

For one week, Citizens Bank Park was turned into a Winter Wonderland filled with hockey action. The action featured Philadelphia hockey in it’s most beautiful and elegant form, which was in front of 45,000-plus diehard Flyers fans for the whole world to see. The past week was the fifth annual NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. For … Continue reading Hockey Invades the Bank

Winter Classic today at 3:00

Phillies fans, if you really want to see Citizens Bank Park filled with your fellow¬†brethren, check out NBC today at 3 PM. The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will turn one of America’s most beautiful baseball parks into an outdoor hockey barn for one day. The Classic will showcase Philadelphia as a fervent hockey … Continue reading Winter Classic today at 3:00

Your daily Winter Classic post

It’s the off season so spare me your dramatics. We’ll be back to real news and well thought out content in no time. So Adam Kimelman (@NHLAdamK) has been a champ at posting photos of Citizens Bank Park as it prepares for hockey. The photos he tweeted today include Ashburn Alley being given a little … Continue reading Your daily Winter Classic post

Not even a hockey rink gets in Halladay’s way

This photo needs no explanation. Coming courtesy of Adam Kimelman via Twitter, that is Roy Halladay throwing in right field while the NHL Winter Classic crew sets up the rink for the game on January 2. You can watch the rink being built live, here. If you click on this link immediately, you can still … Continue reading Not even a hockey rink gets in Halladay’s way

The Winter Classic ice truck is in Philly

As per the Flyers official Twitter page: Yep, that is indeed the truck that carries the magical ice for the Winter Classic. It is parked outside of the Wells Fargo Center for the Flyers 1:00 PM showdown with the Boston Bruins. Today’s game will be the last game in Philadelphia for the Flyers before January … Continue reading The Winter Classic ice truck is in Philly

Winter Classic tickets have arrived

The Winter Classic tickets look absolutely gorgeous. Christmas is coming early for Flyers fans, who are finding very special envelopes from Santa Claus… eeerr the Flyers. Tickets are slowly arriving to those fortunate (and with fatter wallets) to attend the 2012 Bridgestone Winter Classic held at Citizens Bank Park on January 2. In the coming … Continue reading Winter Classic tickets have arrived

Winter Classic jerseys revealed

The Checking Line confirmed the leaked jerseys a couple weeks ago. Today, they were made official at 11:30 ET. The jerseys are in fact very classy, including an already popular accessory: the laces at the neck. The jerseys will go on sale at the Wells Fargo Center at 1 PM. More pictures after the jump: