The 2012 NHL Winter Classic is less than two weeks away. The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers are set to take part in the fifth annual outdoor hockey game and will face off on January 2 at 1 p.m. in Philadelphia.
The two divisional rivals have a rich history with each other, making the matchup a fitting feature for hockey's most popular regular-season game.
There are many tidbits of information regarding the game that fans should be interested to know.
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