second period when he scored the game-opening goal with a sweet breakaway. But the hometeam's lead lasted just 4:41, as forward Mike Knuble scored. At 14:45, Eric Fehr put Washingtoninto the lead. Washington skated away with a 3-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins.The January 1
together two of the League’s star
players, pinned against one another,and provided an unforgettableexperience to both.The 2011 Bridgestone NHL WinterClassic also brought to life an HBOspecial entitled 24/7Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHLWinter Classic which earned a SportsEmmy Award for outstanding editedsports special.The 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic
turned out to be the equivalent of a walk-off grandslam over the Green Monster at famed Fenway Park
,” according to
the post-game coverage onNHL.com. After a magical day at Fenway Park,the third installment of the Bridgestone NHLWinter Classic firmly established the event as anational sports property. Demand for ticketsexceeded 307,000 and 38,112 attended thegame."The experience is once-in-a-lifetime," said Flyers coach Peter Laviolette. "FenwayPark. Bruins. Flyers. Forty-thousand people on a perfect day. You couldn't ask for anythingbetter for the game of hockey.
Marco Sturm's goal at the 1:57 mark of overtime capped afurious rally by the Boston Bruins, who defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, 2-1.The Flyers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second period when Danny Syvret scored hisfirst NHL goal. The Bruins tied it up in dramatic fashion when Mark Recchi scored during apowerplay late in the third period.
Bridgestone 2010NHL Winter Classic
Boston, MAJanuary 1, 2010Philadelphia Flyers vs
Boston BruinsAttendance: 38,112
Entertainment Performances by:
United States National AnthemDaniel Powter
Canadian National AnthemDropkick Murphys