NHL Winter Classic: 5 Other Matchups We Would Like To See in the Future

December 26th, 2010 by Patrick Yaghoobians Leave a reply »
The start of 2011 in the NHL will begin with a matchup between recent rivals Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. This rivalry is also known as the Ovechkin vs. Crosby.

Just to give you some information about the Winter Classic, it was first held in 2008 with the Buffalo Sabres hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins. The following year, the Red Wings and Blackhawks faced off. Finally, last season, the Bruins held host to the Flyers.

The Penguins are going to play in the Winter Classic for the second time in franchise history. Many people are not very happy about the matchup because they do not get to see their team battle it out against a rival, but there is a chance their team will be playing in future Winter Classics.

Here are some great matchups that we would like to see in the future.

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