Winter Classic 2011

January 1, 2011 by staff 

Winter Classic 2011, Because it is an American football stadium Heinz Field in Pittsburgh turns in the hockey arena with a capacity of 65,000 spectators. For the Penguins will go on home, was the second duel in the open field within three years, formerly of Buffalo won 2-1 in the shootout. They decided none other than the biggest hero of Canada’s recent Crosby. “Back then it was great and now it will be even better at home. The struggle with Washington is always special and this will be even more exceptional.”

Crosby in recent weeks, were captured by a magnificent series of 25 NHL games in a row in which it scored. There was terminated in the middle of the night, the New York Islanders players all over the goalkeeper Rick DiPietro.

“I’m sorry, of course, but once it had come. There is nothing to do,” Crosby tried to take the end of a series of brave. “We had several chances in the match, man can now say this is where we might fall, but it did not happen,” he said.

Crosby still not sad. Apart from enjoying a great season, Ovechkin, the NHL scoring lead to thirteen points. His forehead and krabatĂ­ perhaps just by looking at the weather forecast. According to Dagmar Honsová Meteopress of Saturday’s match is a rather intense rain and the temperature should be about ten degrees Celsius.

Heavy rain finally moved the match by seven hours. But organizers believe that the matches of further endangered. “Many people are nervous, whether it comes out. But I not among them. People who are prepared arena, are professionals,” said Pittsburgh Mayor Server Luke Ravenstahl.

Still, the rain could wreak proper problems. Why? When the impact is almost immediate drops freeze and the ice becomes uneven. “It’s a matter with which we deal. A similar problem is one of the matches simply,” crouching Crosby said. “Let the sky fall on anything and dominate any weather, we’d love to play,” he smiled.

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