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Rink Links: Winter Classic Coverage

The Pens are back in the big game and we've got a running list of the latest press stories showcasing the outdoor classic at Fenway Park in today's Rink Links.

Winter Classic 2023: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins

"Rink Links" is a round-up of news stories on the Pens' topic of the moment. Today the subject is their return to the Winter Classic vs. the Boston Bruins on January 2nd at Fenway Park in Boston: Player Blogs:

"Winter Classic blog: Pierre-Olivier Joseph- Penguins defenseman discusses practicing in Fenway Park, being with family for New Year's Eve"- by the Penguins’ P.O. Joseph

"Penguins defenseman discusses excitement of playing Bruins outdoors in Fenway Park"- by the Penguins' P.O. Joseph

"Bruins forward discusses exciting atmosphere ahead of outdoor game against Penguins at Fenway Park"- by the Bruins' Charlie Coyle

"Game Preview: Winter Classic at Fenway Park vs. Bruins"- by the Penguins

"Playing at Fenway Will be Thrill of a Lifetime for Boston Native Sullivan"- by Michelle Crechiolo

"Crosby looks back on his baseball days ahead of Winter Classic"- by Nicholas J. Cotsonika

"Letang could miss Winter Classic for Penguins"- by Jim Cerny

"Bruins, Penguins will display immense star power at Winter Classic"- by Dan Rosen

"Penguins coach recalls family Fenway memories ahead of Winter Classic"- by Amalie Benjamin

"Winter Classic preparation for Bruins, Penguins going 'according to plan'" by Dan Rosen

"Winter Classic provides Penguins chance to end 4-game skid"- by Wes Crosby

"'Ideal' rink, weather expected for 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic"- by Dan Rosen

"Bruins focused on 'special time,' can set team record at Winter Classic"- by Nicholas J. Cotsonika

"Fans of Bruins, Penguins enjoy atmosphere at 2023 Winter Classic Plaza"- by Joe Pohoryles

The Athletic:

"Struggling Penguins look to Winter Classic, Fenway Park for a refresh"- by Rob Rossi (Paywall)

"NHL Winter Classic: TNT’s 300 techs, 12 slo-mo cameras and one ESPN rivalry"- by Fluto Shinzawa

Bleacher Report:

"Ranking the Top 10 NHL Winter Classic Jerseys"- by Joe Yeardon

"Winter Classic 2023: What to Watch as Bruins, Penguins Take Fenway Park"- by Sara Civian

DK Pittsburgh Sports:

"For Sullivan, this Winter Classic 'might top them all'"- by Danny Shirey (Paywall)

"'Really special' for Penguins players to share Winter Classic with children"- by Taylor Haase (Paywall)

"Penguins' Winter Classic jerseys have colorful history"- by Taylor Haase

"Ranking all Penguins outdoor game jerseys"- by Taylor Haase

"Ranking the five biggest moments from Penguins' outdoor games"- by Danny Shirey (Paywall)


"Pens Points: Winter Classic Time"- by Garrett Behanna

"Looking back on Penguins Winter Classic history"- by Julia Stumbaugh

Pittsburgh Hockey Now:

"Penguins practice: Letang Missing; Raising Level of Play"- By Dave Molinari

"However You Feel About Outdoor Games, Blame Sidney Crosby"- by Shelly Anderson

"Outdoors Hockey: When it Rains, it Bores"- by Dave Molinari

Sports Illustrated:

"Winter Classic Presents Unique Opportunity for Penguins To Bounce Back"- by Nick Horwat

"3 Things to Watch: Penguins vs. Bruins 2023 Winter Classic"- by Jacob Punturi

"Penguins Focused On Two Points at Winter Classic"- by Nick Horwat


"The great outdoors: Penguins, Bruins pumped for Winter Classic at Fenway"- by Luke Fox


"Penguins want to have fun, but need a win in the Winter Classic"- by Seth Rorabaugh

"Penguins adjusting to an imbalanced group of defensemen"- by Seth Rorabaugh

Note: We are not featuring links to work by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette during the labor strike in solidarity with its talented union writers.


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