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NHL outdoor games on NBCSN: Penguins, Sabres play in first Winter Classic

Hockey Week in America highlights some of the best outdoor NHL games in recent memory.

Hockey Week in America continues Wednesday with memorable NHL outdoor games.

The Penguins and Sabres kicked off the Winter Classic experience in 2008 with a game in the snow at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo. Sidney Crosby ended the game in the shootout

You can catch the 2008 Winter Classic and more NHL outdoor games Wednesday night on NBCSN beginning at 6 p.m. ET.

• Penguins vs. Sabres (2008 Winter Classic) - 6 p.m. ET
• Predators vs. Stars (2020 Winter Classic) - 8 p.m. ET
• Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings (2014 Winter Classic) - 10 p.m. ET
• Predators vs. Stars (2020 Winter Classic) - 12 a.m. ET
• Road to the 2020 Winter Classic - 2 a.m. ET

More information about NBC Sports’ Hockey Week in America can be found here.


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.