NEW YORK - As part of the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® festivities, the National Hockey League (NHL) will host the first-ever Outdoor Women's Classic presented by Scotiabank, an abbreviated exhibition game on the outdoor rink at Gillette Stadium. Fans that have a ticket to the 2016 NHL Winter Classic® Alumni Game (3:30 p.m. ET) can use that ticket to gain early entry into the stadium to watch the Outdoor Women's Classic (2:00 p.m. ET). Gates will open at 1:30 p.m. ET. There is no separate ticket available for the exhibition game.
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. ET: Outdoor Women's Classic presented by Scotiabank
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET: 2016 NHL Winter Classic® Alumni Game presented by Molson Canadian
Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET: 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®
"Two days with three Boston-Montreal rival match-ups is a great way to celebrate hockey," said Bill Daly, NHL Deputy Commissioner. "A new year signifies a new chapter and we look forward to sharing the ice for the first time with two professional women's teams on the League's biggest stage."
The outdoor game will feature the Boston Pride of the newly-formed National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) versus Les Canadiennes of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL).
|Outdoor Women's Classic Rosters |
|Pride Roster ||Canadiennes Roster |
|Blake Bolden ||Sydney Aveson |
|Kate Buesser ||Ann-Sophie Bettez |
|Corinne Buie ||Emmanuelle Blais |
|Kelly Cooke ||Emilie Bocchia |
|Jillian Dempsey ||Sophie Brault |
|Shannon Doyle ||Cathy Chartrand |
|Meghan Fardelmann ||Julie Chu |
|Emily Field ||Katia Clement-Heydra |
|Kaleigh Fratkin ||Kim Deschenes |
|Marissa Gedman ||Karell Emard |
|Cherie Hendrickson ||Carly Hill |
|Bray Ketchum ||Charline Labonte |
|Denna Laing ||Noemie Marin |
|Rachel Llanes ||Leslie Oles |
|Meaghan Mangene ||Caroline Ouellette |
|Brittany Ott ||Marie-Philip Poulin |
|Casey Pickett ||Lauriane Rougeau |
|Lauren Slebodnick ||Chelsey Saunders |
|Pride Coaching Staff ||Canadiennes Coaching Staff |
|Bobby Jay ||Marc Beaudoin |
|Dave Jensen ||Lisa-Marie Bretoen-Lebreux |
|Lauren McAuliffe ||Dany Brunet |
NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide live, extensive coverage. NHL Social™ will have exclusive coverage on all social platforms, including the use of the hashtag #WinterClassic. For the latest on the NHL Winter Classic, including the previously announced rosters for the 2016 Winter Classic Alumni Game, visit NHL.com.