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Nhl Winter Classic

Paving the Road to NHL Winter Classic

Terry Lyons | Posted 12.23.2015 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Some 45 years ago, at Super Bowl IX in New Orleans, legendary NFL Films founder, the late Ed Sabol, coerced Stram to wear a microphone as he coached the KC Chiefs to a 23-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

Why The NHL Can Cancel Winter Classic 2013 At Michigan Stadium

New York Times | Posted 08.13.2012 | Detroit

The N.H.L. can cancel the Jan. 1 Winter Classic at 115,000-seat Michigan Stadium as late as Jan. 1, the day of the game, because of a work stoppage ...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.20.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Twitter universe was sent reeling yesterday when none other than actor and Colts fan Rob Lowe tweeted that Peyton Manning was all set to retire.

Rangers Goalie Scores Major Charity Points After Auctioning Mask | Posted 01.15.2012 | Impact

Henrik Lundqvist played a huge part in the New York Rangers' 2012 NHL Winter Classic victory at Citizen's Bank Park in Philadelphia. He made 34 saves,...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.05.2012 | New York
Len Berman

You gotta love it. The Rangers thought that the NHL and NBC were conspiring against them to force the Winter Classic into overtime. That's why there were so many "bad calls" against the Rangers down the stretch.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.04.2012 | New York
Len Berman

So if you're a captain on an NFL team making huge bucks, what do you do when the going gets tough? Right, you quit on your team. That's what Santonio Holmes did on the Jets.

NHL Winter Classic Again Heats Up New Year's Day

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

This past New Year's Day, the NHL staged it's latest Bridgestone Winter Classic. We asked NHL COO John Collins his thoughts on what it means for sports business as a whole.

WATCH: NHL Coach Shouts 15 F-Bombs In HBO Series

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The first episode of HBO's 24/7, a series about the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins preparing for the 2011 NHL Winter Classic, premiered l...

Hockey Holding Its Own

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Hockey in June isn't such a bad thing after all, and more people are checking it out in more ways. The numbers don't lie.

Winter Classic 2010 PHOTOS: Fenway Park Transformed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Fenway Park has transformed from a baseball icon to a hockey haven as the NHL prepares to host its 2010 Winter Classic. The Philadelphia Flyers will f...

The Winter Classic Becomes the NHL's Cornerstone Event

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

With the rink up earlier, more digital involvement, the inclusion of legends in a signature first puck drop before the holidays, this year's Winter Classic will have legs well beyond the New Year's game.

Has President Obama Stopped Being a Sports Guy? Nah, He's Just Too Busy These Days...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Time then moves ahead, and alas, our sporting President has moved on to bigger issues than pickup ball.

Winter Classic Kicks Off New Year: Will it be Any Better?

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

What do Chicago sports fans have to look forward to in 2009, aside from Hawk Harrelson and bad singing at Wrigley?

CTA Offering Penny Rides On New Year's Eve, Expanded Service For Winter Classic

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA this year will be continuing its tradition of offering penny rides on New Year's Eve and will also expand service on all of its train and seve...


The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Preparations for the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field are in full swing and going well, save for this small Zamboni mishap. The ice cleaning machi...

Wrigley Field Rooftops Cleared To Sell Winter Classic Hockey Tickets

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rooftop clubs with a bird's-eye view of Wrigley Field got the go-ahead Wednesday to cash in on the NHL's New Year's Day Winter Classic. At the reques...

Wrigleyville Can Skate On Field January 4th

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Would you pay $10 to skate at the Friendly Confines? If you're a neighbor of the Cubs, you're about to get that opportunity. The Cubs sent e-mails t...

Obama May Attend NHL Winter Classic At Wrigley Field

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama has been invited to attend the NHL Winter Classic hockey game on New Year's Day at Wrigley Field, Elliott Harris reports ...

NHL Winter Classic: 'Ice Man' Lands At Wrigley

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Not many people would be encouraged by a frigid day like Thursday, when temperatures hovered in the 20s. But Dan Craig was at Wrigley Field, eyeing t...

Wrigley Rooftops Could Be Open For New Year's Hockey Game

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frigid fans jamming Wrigley Field won't be the only ones cheering when the Blackhawks host the Detroit Red Wings on New Year's Day for the NHL's secon...