For the first time ever Monday the New York Rangers will play in the NHL's annual New Year's game, the Winter Classic, as they visit the Philadelphia Flyers at Citizen Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA. The contest, which started in 2008, will pair two Eastern Conference Atlantic Division rivals, who have already met twice this season -- the Ranger won both games.
For those Blueshirt fans who would like to watch the game, here's the game time, tv information and radio streams for the 2012 Winter Classic.
Location: Citizen Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA
Game Time: 3 p.m. ET. Gates open at 1 p.m.
- Sports Complex Parking Lots will open at 9 a.m. ET
- Spectator Plaza will operate from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ET.
- Gates to Citizens Bank Park will open at 1 p.m. ET
TV: NBC -- "Doc" Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (inside-the-glass reporter).
- Pregame Show on NBC, 1 p.m.
-- See SB Nation New York's StoryStream for complete Winter Classic coverage. You can visit Blueshirt Banter for the Rangers perspective. For the Flyers perspective, see BroadStreetHockey or SBNation Philly.