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.
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.
Bruins forward OK with Marchand stealing his snow angel idea
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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.
Makes 36 saves against Blackhawks on 'special stage'
Shawn P. Roarke
/ 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.
Marchand, Bruins soak in Winter Classic experience at Notre Dame
Forward makes snow angel to cap memorable day, win against Blackhawks
Nicholas J. 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.
Special teams cost Blackhawks in loss to Bruins at Winter Classic
Chicago allows two power-play goals, goes 0-for-4 with man-advantage
/ 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.