Penguins and Bruins Set to Play Outdoors at Fenway Park on Jan. 2
NEW YORK (Aug. 22, 2022) – The NHL® announced today that limited tickets to the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins at Fenway Park, home of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox, will go on sale to the public on Wednesday. The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® will start at 2 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 2 and will be televised on TNT, Sportsnet, and TVA Sports.
Limited tickets to the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® go on sale Wednesday, August 24 at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster, the official ticketing partner of the NHL®. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Ticketmaster is the only official marketplace of the NHL, providing fans with the peace of mind in knowing the seats they buy on Ticketmaster.com and the Ticketmaster app are the seats they’ll get.
The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® will mark the fifth time the Bruins will play in an NHL regular-season outdoor game, as well as the second time the NHL has played a regular-season outdoor game at Fenway Park following the 2010 NHL Winter Classic® between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Bruins, who won the game 2-1 in overtime. The game will mark the sixth regular-season outdoor contest for the Penguins, who most recently lost to the Flyers 4-3 in overtime at the 2019 NHL Stadium Series™ at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® continues the tradition the League established in 2008 of hosting a regular-season outdoor game at the onset of the new year, with the 2023 edition marking the 15-year anniversary of the first NHL Winter Classic® in Buffalo. The game will be the 14th NHL Winter Classic®, the 36th NHL regular-season outdoor game, and the first of two NHL regular-season outdoor games scheduled for the 2022-23 season. For a complete history of NHL regular-season outdoor games, click here.
The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® will showcase a number of the top players in the NHL. The Bruins are led by captain Patrice Bergeron, forwards David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand, and Taylor Hall, and defenseman Charlie McAvoy. The Penguins counter with captain Sidney Crosby, forwards Evgeni Malkin and Jake Guentzel, defenseman Kris Letang and goaltender Tristan Jarry.
The Bruins and Penguins have faced off 221 times during the regular season, with Boston holding an 89-point advantage over Pittsburgh (BOS: 122-70-29—273; PIT: 78-115-28—184). The clubs have met five times in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with their most recent meeting in the 2013 Eastern Conference Final, a four-game sweep won by the Bruins.
NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide extensive coverage live from the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® leading up to and after the game. NHL Social™ will provide coverage on all social platforms, including the use of the hashtag NHL #WinterClassic.