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2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic FAQ

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2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic FAQ
Frequently asked questions regarding 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic to be held at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on Jan. 2, 2012.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park appear below.

Attending the game in Philadelphia? Also visit the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Fan Guide for seating charts, area maps and more.

When will the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® take place?
How do I get to Citizens Bank Park™?
I am bringing my young child to the game, will they need a ticket?
Will there be any festivities surrounding the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®?
When will gates open to enter Citizens Bank Park™ for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®?
Which gate should I use to enter to Citizens Bank Park™?
How can I watch the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® at home?


When will the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® take place?
Game time for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® is 3:00 PM EST on January 2.


How do I get to Citizens Bank Park™?
Citizens Bank Park™ is conveniently located near Interstate 95 and Interstate 76 at 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148. The Broad Street Subway Line is located one block west of Citizens Bank Park at the corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue with service from Center City. The Broad Street Line also connects to the Market Street Line providing service from points East and West including Amtrak trains at 30th Street Station.


I am bringing my young child to the game, will they need a ticket?
Yes, all patrons regardless of age need a ticket.


Will there be any festivities surrounding the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®?
Yes, come enjoy music, food & beverage, interactive hockey-themed attractions and live NHL Network Broadcast™ at Spectator Plaza on Citizens Bank Way, December 31st from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Monday, January 2nd from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Also set to take place at Citizens Bank Park™, the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni will take on the New York Rangers Alumni at 1:00 PM on New Year's Eve. Later in the week the Adirondack Phantoms will take the ice in an AHL matchup against the Hershey Bears on January 6th at 7:00 PM. A ticket is required for admittance to each game.


When will gates open to enter Citizens Bank Park™ for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®?
Gates will open two hours prior to game time at 1:00 PM. Fans should arrive early to eliminate lines at security checks.


Which gate should I use to enter to Citizens Bank Park™?
There are three main gates to enter Citizens Bank Park™: First Base Gate, Third Base Gate and the Left Field Gate. Please consult your ticket for your designated entry gate.


How can I watch the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® at home?
The 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® will be shown live on NBC in the United States and on CBC and RDS in Canada.


 
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