Winter Classic time moved to night
PITTSBURGH -- Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux never took their can-you-top-this rivalry outdoors, back to the purest form of hockey, played on ponds instead of indoor palaces.
So this must do: Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin, the sport's two biggest names and rivals in every sense, playing the NHL's showcase regular-season game -- and in prime time.
Saturday's Winter Classic outdoor game, pairing Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin's Washington Capitals, was switched ...
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2011 WINTER CLASSIC
Our countdown to Saturday's Winter Classic continues with analysis from Friday's practices: