2012 NHL Winter Classic Top 5 Potential Future Classic Locations

The NFL plays games every Thanksgiving Day. The NBA tips off every Christmas. The NHL is taking over New Year’s Day.

The NHL transformed historic Wrigley Field in Chicago into a hockey rink in 2009, the Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers met at Fenway Park in Boston in 2010 and the Sidney Crosby/Alexander Ovechkin rivalry highlighted the 2011 Classic at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.