NHL Winter Classic Will Be Coming To Gillette Stadium
Boston Bruins hockey fans will be in for quite the treat this coming New Year’s Day!
On Wednesday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined officials from the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens to announce that the two teams would meet at Gillette Stadium on New Year’s Day.
According to CBS Boston, the Bruins hosted the event back in 2010 at Fenway Park, and they will be the first team to host the event twice.
The owner of the Boston Bruins, Jeremy Jacobs, stated that it is an honor for the Bruins to host the Winter Classic again. Also, the NHL could not have delivered a better matchup between these two rivals.
For the game, both teams will be wearing their throwback uniforms.
Also, former players from the Bruins and Canadiens will participate in a special alumni game at Gillette Stadium on Thursday, December, 31. Ray Bourque, who was a former Boston Bruin, is looking forward to the matchup that plays out between these historic rivals at Gillette.
The game will be televised on New Year’s Day on NBC at 1pm.
With additional reporting by Sal Lopez