The stage is set for the 2023 Winter Classic; will the weather cooperate?
That, the latest NHL news and NHL trade rumors in your Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
Even though they got a point in their last game before the 2023 Winter Classic today, the Boston Bruins were still disappointed to end 2022 with a loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Can they use that disappointment as motivation today at Fenway Park?
Boston Bruins center and Weymouth, MA native Charlie Coyle watched the 2010 Winter Classic that the Bruins won 3-2 in overtime from the Green Monster seats. Now he will be on that same stage as an NHL player.
Speaking of that true classic on Jan. 1 2010:
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) January 2, 2023
Will warm temps and the sun cause a delay for today’s 2023 Winter Classic? Not if the NHL ice crew has anything to say about it!
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without veteran defenseman Kris Letang in the 2023 Winter Classic.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby is hoping to hit a home run at the 2023 Winter Classic.
National Hockey Now
NYI: The New York Islanders did not kick off 2023 the way they would’ve hoped for.
PGH: Pittsburgh Penguins winger Kasperi Kapanen snapped back at his critics after his team’s practice at Fenway Park on Sunday.
WSH: The Washington Capitals could be getting winger Tom Wilson back soon and his new teammates are happy they don’t have to play against him anymore.
FLA: Could the Florida Panthers actually go from winning the President’s Trophy last season to not making the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season?
DET: What are the biggest questions surrounding the Detroit Red Wings as 2023 gets underway?
COL: Besides winning a second straight Stanley Cup, what are the Colorado Avalanche hoping for in 2023?
VGK: Could the Vegas Golden Knights be getting Jack Eichel back into the lineup soon?
LAK: How can the Los Angeles Kings fix their goaltending issues?
Canada Hockey Now
MTL: What are the top 3 questions surrounding the Montreal Canadiens as they head into the New Year?
CGY: The Calgary Flames ended 2022 on a high note, can they start the new year off the same way and turn their season around?