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Bruins, Blackhawks soak in every moment on 'Road to Winter Classic'

Awed by Notre Dame Stadium ahead of Jan. 1 outdoor game in third episode of all-access series

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019 Bridgestone Winter Classic at grand Notre Dame Stadium is finally here for the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins, but not before some more laughs, special family time, and a particularly fashionable entrance.

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NHL Winter Classic leaving legacy at Notre Dame

League, Blackhawks commemorate game with $100,000 donation to community learning center

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Senior Director of Editorial

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The NHL's visit for the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will last well past the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins played Tuesday at Notre Dame Stadium.

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Bergeron two-way play boosts Bruins at Winter Classic

Stops breakaway, scores power-play goal on same sequence in win against Blackhawks

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Patrice Bergeron had just finished a lengthy explanation of the late second-period sequence that led from one end of the rink to the other, from a backcheck breakup of a shorthanded bid by the Chicago Blackhawks to a game-tying power-play goal by Bergeron at the other end, when Tuukka Rask leaned down into his mic.

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Winter Classic blog: Jake DeBrusk

Bruins forward OK with Marchand stealing his snow angel idea

by Jake DeBrusk / Special to NHL.com

Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk is keeping his own blog throughout the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, held in South Bend, Indiana, at Notre Dame Stadium on Jan. 1, won by the Bruins 4-2 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

In his third entry, DeBrusk writes about the experience of playing in his first Winter Classic, and why he isn't too mad that Brad Marchand stole his idea to do a snow angel on the ice.

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Rask steps up for Bruins in Winter Classic

Makes 36 saves against Blackhawks on 'special stage'

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Senior Director of Editorial

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Tuukka Rask didn't want to make too much out of his strong performance for the Boston Bruins in a 4-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium.

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Winter Classic blog: Connor Murphy

Blackhawks defenseman disappointed with loss to Bruins, but relishes experience

by Connor Murphy / Special to NHL.com

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy is keeping his own blog throughout the 2019 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, held in South Bend, Indiana, at Notre Dame Stadium.

In his second entry, Murphy talks about playing in his first Winter Classic, which the Blackhawks lost to the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday.

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Blackhawks lament another Winter Classic loss but take away positives

Coach Colliton says 'we'll look back on it with good memories'

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Jonathan Toews was disappointed, to a certain extent.

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Marchand, Bruins soak in Winter Classic experience at Notre Dame

Forward makes snow angel to cap memorable day, win against Blackhawks

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The game was over. The daylight was dimming over the Golden Dome. And as if he were a kid on a pond who'd been called in for dinner, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand dropped his stick and lay on his back.

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Special teams cost Blackhawks in loss to Bruins at Winter Classic

Chicago allows two power-play goals, goes 0-for-4 with man-advantage

by Scott King / NHL.com Correspondent

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The Chicago Blackhawks' inability to stay out of the penalty box cost them dearly in a 4-2 loss against the Boston Bruins at the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium on Tuesday.

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Notre Dame mascot takes spill while trying to hype Winter Classic crowd

Skating leprechaun wipes out, but bounces back up with a smile

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Leprechaun takes a spill

BOS@CHI: Leprechaun pumps up crowd, takes a spill

A leprechaun pumps up the crowd at Notre Dame Stadium before losing an edge and falling to the ice at the 2019 Winter Classic

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You can't keep a good leprechaun down.

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