NHL Winter Classic betting odds 2023

Speaking about the NHL Winter Classic betting odds – this year it’s the matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins. Both teams are two of the biggest franchises in the league. Let’s take a look at the whole event. Obviously, it will receive coverage from our best sportsbook as well, even though there are no odds known for the match until now. As soon as we will have them – you can find a detailed look here as well.

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins

This matchup has been quite a ride during the last few years. Both teams have been relatively successful and their rivalry grew during the previous couple of years. For the NHL Winter Classic, both teams will face off at the annual regular season outdoor ice hockey game, which gets played in the NHL. It’s usually around New Year’s Eve or shortly after. The first time it was held was in 2008 between the Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The last game that was played in the NHL Winter Classic was between the St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild. The game ended at 6:4 for the Blues. Who’s going to win the match for the NHL season 2022/2023? The game will take place on the 2nd January of 2023.

NHL Winter Classic Historical Facts

The NHL Winter Classic is one of the NHL’s premier events. It’s obvious to showcase some of the most popular teams playing against each other in front of a large crowd. The biggest attendance was in 2014 for the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings with around 105,000 viewers in the stadium. By the way: the NHL Winter Classic is always being held in the USA. The NHL Heritage Classic will always be held exclusively in Canada.

The Boston Bruins are the team that has played the most NHL Winter Classic games with four appearances after the one at the beginning of next year. From their three matches, they managed to get away with two wins and had to accept only one defeat.

For the viewers at home, it’s getting one of the highest media coverage ice hockey-wise. The TV ratings are almost up there with the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Be sure to tune it for this ice hockey mega event on the 2nd of January 2023!

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