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Johnson wears GoPro camera for Winter Classic practice

Take a look at what Sabres goalie sees during outdoor session at Citi Field @NHLdotcom

Want to see what is like to play goalie outdoors at Citi Field, the site of the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic?

Buffalo Sabres goalie Chad Johnson has you covered.

The veteran attatched a GoPro camera to the top of his helmet during the team's practice a day ahead of the annual New Year's Day event to give fans a peek at what it looks like from between the pipes.

Tweet from @BuffaloSabres: Chad Johnson strapped up on a @GoPro to bring you some ice-level footage from our practice today - enjoy! #WinterClassic

Johnson made his share of saves, got tangled up behind the net once and even brought the camera inside the post-practice huddle.

Rangers goalie Ondej Pavelec also put on the GoPro for a look at life behind the mask.

Johnson, who said he is a big baseball fan and that the weather was "nippy" in the short video, mentioned the key to playing goalie outdoors is to keep the focus on the ice and not get caught up in the surrounding dimensions, which are vast.

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