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2008 NHL Winter Classic

The 2008 nhl Winter Classic was an outdoor Ice Hockey Game played in the national Hockey League on january 1 2008 at the Ralph Wilson Stadium near buffalo new York. It was the League's inaugural Winter Classic Game, and was contested between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Buffalo Sabres ; the Penguins won, 2–1, in a Shootout on a Goal by Captain Sidney Crosby. The Event was the Nhl's second Outdoor regular Season Game, and the first Outdoor regular Season professional Ice hockey Game to be played in the United States. Due to the Snowy Conditions the Game was often referred to by Residents of the Area and Sabres Fans as the Ice Bowl at the Time. The Event was sponsored by amp Energy and televised on Nbc in the united States and on Cbc and Rds in Canada.

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