Winter Classic 2015: Date, Time, TV Schedule for Blackhawks vs. Capitals

December 30th, 2014 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The initial College Football Playoff kicks off Thursday with two of the most anticipated games in recent memory, so it is going to take a drastic move from another sport to capture some of the New Year’s Day narrative.

Perhaps pitting superstar Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals against one of the NHL’s most storied franchises in the Chicago Blackhawks is the perfect way to do just that for hockey. Putting that game outside in a baseball field makes it even better.

The 2015 Winter Classic takes place Thursday, and fans will get the chance to see Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and more. Here is a look at the essential information for the showdown.


2015 Winter Classic

Matchup: Chicago Blackhawks at Washington Capitals

Date: Thursday, Jan. 1

Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Time: 1 p.m. ET  



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