On Thursday, the NHL will hold its seventh Winter Classic, this time at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Washington Capitals will host the Chicago Blackhawks, marking the second time in the Jan. 1 outdoor game for both teams.
Eleven teams, four baseball stadiums, three football stadiums, nearly 400,000 fans and countless memories make up the Winter Classic’s legacy since the tradition began in 2008.
But what are the top moments in Winter Classic history? Yahoo Sports Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski counts down the top five in a year-end edition of The Wysh List.
What are your favorite Winter Classic memories? And will the Capitals and Blackhawks provide a few more?