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'Road to Winter Classic' returns for Stars-Predators game in Cotton Bowl

Behind-the-scenes series to air on SN1, NBCSN, NHL Network, will stream on NHL.com, social channels

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - "Road To The NHL Winter Classic," the limited series that will chronicle the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators as they prepare to meet outdoors in the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® on Jan. 1 at Cotton Bowl® Stadium in Dallas, will premiere on Saturday, Dec. 21, the National Hockey League (NHL®) announced today. The three-week, limited series will air on NBCSN and NHL Network in the U.S. and on SN1 in Canada. Click here to view the trailer.

The first episode will air on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 6 p.m. ET on SN1 in Canada. Fans in the U.S. will be able to watch the premiere episode on Monday, Dec. 23, at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN immediately following the New York Rangers-Philadelphia Flyers game. The first two episodes will be 30 minutes each, with a special one-hour finale set for Monday, Jan. 6, on NBCSN and SN1.

The critically-acclaimed series will be produced by Ross Greenburg Productions in association with NHL Original Productions. The executive producers on the series are 56-time Sports Emmy® Award-winning producer Ross Greenburg, who pioneered the sports documentary series genre, and NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer. Emmy and Tony Award-nominated actor Bill Camp ("Joker") will narrate the series.

Full episodes will air on NHL Network™ and will be available for viewing on NHL.com, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The series also will air outside North America via international broadcast partners.

For additional details on the series, fans can visit NHL.com/RoadToWinterClassic.

 
"Road To The NHL Winter Classic" on NBCSN

Episode 1 - Monday, Dec. 23, at 10:30 p.m. ET immediately following New York Rangers-Philadelphia Flyers

Episode 2 - Friday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. ET

Season Finale - Monday, Jan. 6, at 10:30 p.m. ET immediately following Edmonton Oilers-Toronto Maple Leafs

 

"Road To The NHL Winter Classic" on SN1

Episode 1 - Saturday, Dec. 21, at 6 p.m. ET

Episode 2 - Saturday, Dec. 28, at 6 p.m. ET

Season Finale - Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. ET

 

"Road To The NHL Winter Classic" on NHL Network

Episode 1 - Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 9 p.m. ET

Episode 2 - Saturday, Dec. 28, at 6 p.m. ET

Season Finale - Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 9 p.m. ET

 

"Road To The NHL Winter Classic" on NHL Social (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, NHL.com)

Episode 1 - Tuesday, Dec. 24

Episode 2 - Sunday, Dec. 29

Season Finale - Tuesday, Jan. 7

 

The "Road To The NHL Winter Classic" reality series was first introduced in 2010 leading up to the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The behind-the-scenes series has become an annual staple for hockey fans, offering engaging storylines and unrestricted access to the teams set to face off outdoors in the highly-anticipated event. 

Live coverage of the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® on NBC in the U.S. and on Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 1, begins at 1 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. CT

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