Much like the NFL has taken over Thanksgiving and the NBA Christmas, the NHL has New Year's and the Winter Classic might be the best of them all. It's a showcase game in every sense: it's visually gorgeous and an entertaining game. This year, Toronto won in a shootout after three regulation periods and one…
Our puckhead has returned from Pittsburgh with inside information on Dan Bylsma's hat, an autographed photo of Styx, and the lasting image of Barry Melrose waiting in beerless frustration at the bar.
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Our puckhead Katie Bakes is dicking around scenic Pittsburgh for the NHL Winter Classic. She has filed the following icy report.