My “Journey” to the 2012 Winter Classic, Journal Three; Game Day!

So before I left to the game, I just wanted to give you all a quick update on the happening’s with the 2012 Winter Classic!

Journal Entry Three

12:00 p.m.

I am currently in my freezing hotel room getting dressed and layered for the 3:00 p.m. Winter Classic start. The gates to the Citizen Bank Park open at 1:00 p.m. and the parking lot opened at 9:00 a.m. The weather is currently 39 degrees and sunny, with a 0% chance of rain. By the time the puck drops, the weather channel is predicting 40 degrees with a 20% chance of precipitation. Let’s hope that precipitation turns in snow!

  • Patti LaBelle will be using her pipes to sing the National Anthem right before puck drop
  • Sergei Bobrovsky will be the starting goal-tender for the Philadelphia Flyers
  • Henrik Lundqvist will be the starting goal-tender for the New York Rangers
  • Scratches for the New York Rangers: Erik Christensen
  • Scratches for the Philadelphia Flyers: Zac Rinaldo, Jody Shelley, and Matt Walker
In Other News, The Florida Panthers Marcel Goc and Mikael Sammuelsson skated with the team this morning, while Scottie Upshall, Jack Skille and Sean Bergenheim skated on their own. Marco Sturm and Jose Theodore were NOT on the ice.
Alright everyone! I am headed off to the Winter Classic! I will be sure to take a lot of pictures and videos to post! I will put up a small preview post later on tonight! Enjoy the day and enjoy the game! GO RANGERS!

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