NEW YORK – The National Hockey League® today unveiled an architectural rendering of the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, the much-anticipated outdoor match-up between the Chicago Blackhawks® and Washington Capitals® on New Year's Day.
Architectural rendering of 2015 NHL Winter
Classic (Click to enlarge)
Hockey's biggest stars – including Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane – will take center stage as the Blackhawks and Capitals meet in Washington, D.C. at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals. The event will be broadcast live nationally on NBC in the United States and on CBC and TVA in Canada on 1 p.m. ET on Jan. 1. Sirius XM Satellite Radio will provide radio coverage.
The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® continues the tradition the NHL® has established of hosting a regular-season game outdoors at the onset of the new year to celebrate the origin and traditions of hockey.
NHL.com will provide extensive digital video coverage and NHL Network™ will chronicle all of the excitement from Washington leading up to and after the game. For the latest on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, fans should follow the NHL on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and join the conversation by using the official hashtag #WinterClassic.