NHL Winter Classic: 10 Reasons To Watch Other Than Sidney Crosby

December 24th, 2010 by Laura Falcon Leave a reply »
Following an epic battle between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals Thursday night, the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic carries with it many high expectations for another clash under the scope of a national audience.

Based on the current progression of this season, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby probably holds the highest expectations because of his consistently dominant play since the start of the season.

However, he isn't the only reason why you should tune to NBC at 1pm to kick off the New Year.

The Winter Classic, with the hype surrounding it since rumors of Washington and Pittsburgh's participation in the event began, is quickly becoming a widely anticipated match between a constantly growing rivalry. Thus far, games between the Caps and the Pens have not disappointed.

The Winter Classic will not either.

Here are 10 reasons, other than Sidney Crosby, to watch the 2011 NHL Winter Classic.


Laura Falcon is a Featured Columnist for the Pittsburgh Penguins.    Follow her on Twitter or email her at lfalcon@mail.umw.edu with any comments or questions.

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