Flyers and Bruins visit Fenway Park
The Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins are taking their first
look at Fenway Park – hockey-style – less than one month before the
clubs meet in the NHL’s Winter Classic.
Players and personnel from both teams were given a guided tour
Sunday of the uncompleted rink, the locker room and other
Fenway Park, the 97-year-old home of baseball’s Boston Red Sox,
is in the early stages of being converted to a hockey rink that
will host the New Year’s Day game between the visiting Flyers and
The NHL is staging the outdoor Winter Classic for the third
Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, hosted the Detroit
Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks last year. Ralph Wilson
Stadium, where the NFL’s Buffalo Bills call home, was the location
in 2008 when the Pittsburgh Penguins visited the Buffalo Bills.