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

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 jerseys confirmed

The Bridgestone Winter Classic, which will be held at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012, was completely finalized minus the jerseys. Well, now that part is official too. Philly Sports Daily’s David Isaac has a handful of sources confirming the Flyers Winter Classic jerseys, which are NOT the horrible Tony the Tiger jerseys that … Continue reading Winter Classic jerseys confirmed

NHL officially announces Winter Classic at CBP

Over the next couple of weeks, “Team to Beat” will be talking just a little bit of hockey. With posts on the Winter Classic coming up soon from writer Dan MacNeal and newly added contributor Alicia Sprenkle, there obvious buzz around the 2012 Winter Classic is going to be made apparent this year. As most … Continue reading NHL officially announces Winter Classic at CBP

CBP to host NHL’s Winter Classic

The National Hockey League is bringing the Winter Classic to Philadelphia. Playing in their second Winter Classic in three years, the Philadelphia Flyers will host the New York Rangers on January 2, 2012 at Citizens Bank Park according to league officials. With the National Football League schedule showing games on January 1, the annual date … Continue reading CBP to host NHL’s Winter Classic