Registration for the general public, random ticket drawing for an opportunity for United States residents to buy tickets for the 2010 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic® and registration for the ticket purchase contest for the chance for Canadian residents to buy tickets to attend the 2010 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic has opened at http://www.nhl.com/winterclassictickets. Registration will run through Monday, Oct. 5, 2009 at 11:59 a.m. ET.
But why wait? Register today for the opportunity to purchase tickets to the open-air game between long-time rivals the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers at 1 p.m. ET on Jan. 1, 2010 at Fenway Park in Boston.
Registrations received after the deadline will not be accepted. There is no fee to register, no purchase is necessary to enter and winners are not obligated to buy tickets. Limit one registration per person or household.
United States registrants selected in the drawing will be notified no later than Oct. 20, 2009 of their opportunity to purchase one pair of tickets (seated together).
Additional details for Canadian residents include that individuals must have reached the age of majority in their Province or Territory of residence to participate. Some conditions apply. Selected participant must correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question in order to be declared a winner. Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Canadian winners will be notified no later than Oct. 20, 2009. Two-hundred fifty opportunities to purchase one pair of tickets (seated together) are available. Prize has no monetary value. Opportunity for winners to purchase tickets is dependent on availability. Quantities limited; availability is not guaranteed. For complete details of the Canadian contest, see the contest rules available at http://www.nhl.com/ice/page.htm?id=45095. Ticket prices for the 2010 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic range from $50 (U.S.) to $350 (U.S.).
On Thursday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. ET in the TD Garden, the Boston Bruins will give an exclusive first look and the opportunity to pre-order their 2010 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic jersey to those present at the annual "State of the Bruins" Town Hall Meeting. Attending this year's State of the Bruins from the Bruins organization will be Owner Jeremy Jacobs, Executive Vice President Charlie Jacobs, General Manager Peter Chiarelli, Vice President Cam Neely, Head Coach Claude Julien, forward Milan Lucic and defenseman Derek Morris. The Town Hall Meeting gives Bruins season ticket holders and premium ticket holders a forum to speak directly with Bruins personnel and to ask questions and provide comments about the organization and team.
On Friday, Sept. 11, the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled the team's retro-looking jersey that will be worn on New Year's Day and is now available for pre-order at philadelphiaflyers.com and Shop.NHL.com.The NHL Winter Classic ticket has become one of most sought-after in sports. In 2008, the NHL Winter Classic between the Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins sold out the 74,000 seat Ralph Wilson Stadium in just 20 minutes. Last season's 2009 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic received more than 240,000 ticket requests for the Wrigley Field showdown between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings, attracted 5.6 million North American TV viewers -- including the largest U.S. audience for a regular-season NHL game in 34 years -- and gathered more than 750,000 visitors on NHL.com.
The 2010 Bridgestone/NHL Winter Classic will be the third regular-season outdoor NHL game played in the United States (the Buffalo Sabres hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins on New Year's Day 2008, and the Chicago Blackhawks hosted the Detroit Red Wings at Wrigley Field on New Year's Day last season), and the fourth regular-season outdoor game in League history (the Edmonton Oilers hosted the Montreal Canadiens at Commonwealth Stadium on Nov. 22, 2003). NBC will provide live broadcast coverage of the game in the U.S. In Canada, CBC and RDS will televise the event live. NHL Radio and SIRIUS XM Radio will provide radio coverage and NHL.com will provide extensive digital video coverage.
US RESIDENTS: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States & D.C., 18 and older. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Drawing ends: 10/5/09. For Official Rules, odds disclosure and complete details, visit http://www.nhl.com/winterclassictickets. Sponsor: NHL Enterprises, L.P., 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, 10036.
CANADIAN RESIDENTS: No purchase necessary to enter. Must have reached the age of majority in your province or territory of residence to participate. Some conditions apply. Selected participant must correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question in order to be declared winner. Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Contest closes on October 5, 2009, at 11:59 a.m ET. 250 opportunities to purchase one (1) pair of tickets to the 2010 Winter Classic are available to be won. Prize has no cash value. Ability for winners to purchase tickets is dependent on the number of tickets available at the time of the transaction. Quantities limited; availability is not guaranteed. First come first served. Selected entrants must purchase tickets by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 30, 2009, or before tickets run out, whichever comes first, or the opportunity is forfeited. Contest rules available at http://www.nhl.com/ice/page.htm?id=45095.