Sidney Crosby. Alex Ovechkin. Heinz Field. Winter Classic…Here We Come

June 1st, 2010 by Erin Mawe Leave a reply »
In the hockey world, it doesn't get much bigger (or better for that matter) than this. 

Two of the NHL's biggest stars will face off in the Bridgestone Winter Classic on January 1, 2011. 

Not only that, but the matchup will take place at none other than Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

Now, being born and raised Pittsburgh, I am slightly biased to be thrilled about both the location and the teams. But even for those who don't root for the Pens or the Caps, this game should hold some merit.

Who wouldn't want to see which player comes out on top of the fight to become hockey's next "Great One?" While this one game certainly won't determine who wins that title, it's another leg up over the competition.

Of course I'm pulling for Crosby and the Pens, but I have to say I have nothing but respect for Ovie. He's obviously an incredible player whose charisma is indisputable. 

You can't forget about Heinz Field either. With room for 65,050 screaming fans, this is about as big of a live audience as these guys will ever have. 

The view of the city from the stadium (or from the parking lots for tho ...

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