Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

What a way to kick off 2023 in the city of Boston!

So much pomp and circumstance leading up to this special event at Fenway Park, and frankly, I loved every minute. From the pre-game music, photos, personalites, tweets and videos, to the outcome (obviously). No, I wasn’t there. but I listened to the broadcast for the first period on radio while I cooked French onion soup (a winter classic), and watched the remainder of the game like most people, on tv.

Fenway Park looked magical and both teams seemed to really enjoy the lead up to the game. It was a rough start for the Bruins, but all season they’ve been great in the third. And this team did not disappoint in the third period at this game. Scrolling through social media you really got a feel for what a remarkable event this really was. With that said, here are 12 cool moments caught on social media from the NHL Winter Classic at Fenway Park. It was a skate in the park…

  • 1. Boston Bruins Emerge From The Bus

    Pulling up to Fenway in the Bruins Bus, the team unloads in a most delightfully unexpected way. Check them out in their old timey Red Sox uniforms

  • 2. Bobby Orr with The Ceremonial Puck Pitch to Jason Varitek

    How Boston is this? Bobby Orr to Jason Varitek while Zdeno Charo, Johnny Bucykand Tim Wakefield look on.

  • 3 .Jeremy Swayman's Mask

    Take a look at goalie Jeremy Swayman’s mask. He didn’t play today, but he was sure ready to go with this swag…

  • 4. Red Sox on Ice

    Red Sox centerfielder Kike Hernandez served as a “sideline reporter” for the game and got to play a little catch before the game. Smooth moves on ice, Kike!

    The team having a catch

  • 5. The View!

    It’s Fenway. It’s frozen. It’s fantastic.

  • 6. Pasta-Nista

    It’s all about the swag! And Pasta was the fashionista of Fenway.


  • 7. Hernandez Vs Marchand

    No. Words.

  • 8. So Happy Together

    Linus Ulman was a super hero and kept the team in the game. But, of course it’s ultimately the team that wins, and with this Boston Bruins team, it’s the chemistry. They really do seem so “Happy Together.”

  • 9. Fenway was Poppin'

    The Boston Pops on hand to help out with some Fenway fan favorites including The Dropkick Murphys “Shippin Up To Boston”

    And Pops Goes The Dirty Water. Check out their version of the Standells classic


  • 10. Fenway Fireworks for the Win

    Everybody gettin’ lit…with Fenway Fireworks

  • 11. Sockeyball?

    What happens when hockey meets baseball meets soccer. Oh, it happened…at the NHL Winter Classic

  • 12, And The Crowd Goes Wild

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