Winter Classic

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shoots against Goalie Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Blackhawks 3-2 In Winter Classic

The latest NHL outdoor game had a cliffhanger ending Thursday, with Troy Brouwer scoring with 12.9 seconds remaining to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in the league’s annual showcase.


Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Winter Classic Preview: Blackhawks-Capitals

Puck drop is set for noon CT, if the sun glare doesn’t cause a delay.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2014

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sun Glare Could Cause ‘Minimal Delay’ To Winter Classic Start

“It was pretty bad,” Capitals defenseman Mike Green said of Wednesday’s practice.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2014

Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley, Pa. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

5 Ambitious Locations For Future Outdoor NHL Games

From Las Vegas to Happy Valley, there are plenty of good places to take these big events.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Jonathan Toews, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Blackhawks To Play Capitals In 2015 Winter Classic In D.C.

The game will be played at Nationals Park.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

John Gress. (Getty Images)

U.S. Cellular Could Be Next Venue For Outdoor NHL Game

The NHL has considered bringing an outdoor game to U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

Stadium Series. (Getty Images)

Silverman: Outdoor NHL Games Are An Abomination, Cash Grab

Outdoor NHL games aren’t romantic. They’re simply a cash grab.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Henrik Zetterberg of the Detroit Red Wings wins a face off against Peter Holland of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period of the NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty)

Winter Classic Ties 2009 Game For Top TV Rating

NEW YORK (AP) — The Winter Classic has matched the highest television rating for a regular-season NHL game in 39 years. The Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-2 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings on NBC […]

670 The Score–01/03/2014

Solider Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Hawks To Play Outdoor Game Against Pens At Soldier Field

The Blackhawks will play the Pittsburgh Penguins in an outdoor hockey game at Soldier Field on March 1, 2014, according to a report by ESPN.


(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Flyers To Host 2012 Winter Classic

The Philadelphia Flyers will reportedly host the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park in the 2012 Winter Classic.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Chicago Blackhawks vs Philadelphia Flyers - Stanley Cup Game

NHL Reaches New 10-Year Deal With NBC, Versus

In what Commissioner Gary Bettman is calling the most significant deal in league history, the NHL agreed to a contract that will keep them on NBC and Versus for the next 10 years.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Heinz Field

UPDATED: Rain Delays NHL’s Winter Classic

The Wrigley Field Winter Classic raised the profile of the NHL’s New Years’ day event. This year pits two of the league’s biggest names, but rain has delayed the start until 8PM Eastern Time.