Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins unveil 2023 Winter Classic jerseys

Take out the black and gold.

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins have revealed the uniforms they will wear to the 2023 Winter Classic, which will take place on January 2, 2023 at Fenway Park in Boston.

The Penguins will sport an angular « P » logo that they have never used in the past. It’s inspired by the Pittsburgh Pirates hockey team of the 1920s, with two single stripes on the chest below the gold P. The numbers will match the color of the logo, also sporting a gold look.

The Bruins mixed a few different looks for their uniform. According to the team, the Boston wordmark inspired to resemble the one used by the team in the 1940s. The Bruins’ old bear crest returns – the one fans named after a some popular substance from the television show Breaking Bad – for the first time since 1995, when it was last used as an alternative.

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The Bruins have played in the Winter Classic three times, going 2-1 with wins in 2010 and 2019. The Penguins have played there twice before, winning the inaugural game in 2008. The Penguins have played five total away games with a Record 2-3, while Boston is 3-1.

St. Louis beat Minnesota last Winter Classic in a 6-4 win. The NHL has another outdoor game scheduled for 2023, with the Carolina Hurricanes hosting the Washington Capitals in a Stadium Series game at Carter-Finley Stadium on February 18, 2023.

The NHL has hosted 35 outdoor games since 2003, with the 2014 Winter Classic between Toronto and Detroit holding the record for the most attended NHL game of all time. More than 105,000 people showed up at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan to watch Toronto beat Detroit 3-2. Fenway Park, host of the 2023 Winter Classic, welcomed 38,112 fans when Boston beat Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime at the 2010 event.

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