Thursday, December 30, 2010

Winter Classic Media Blast- Day One

Case and Point is live at the 2011 NHL Winter Classic and we'll be updating daily with pictures and videos from the game.  Here's day one of the trip to the Winter Classic, as always click the pics for the larger photo.

December 30th, 2010:

The exterior of Heinz Field was extremely well decorated

The rink in the middle of the field as your enter stadium:

View of the rink from the box:

I was invited to skate on the rink with a few others.  Join me as myself (and guest voice ESPN's Scott Burnside) walk out onto the ice:

Here's a lovely shot of center ice:

Friend of the blog and creator Brian Metzer and I pose on the ice:

Hey!  It's NFL Hall of Famer and Pittsburgh Steeler great Franco Harris:


Group photo:

Later that night the Penguins and Capitals AHL affiliates (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Hershey Bears) played a game at the Penguins new arena the Consol Energy Center:

The view of the ice from the cheap seats:

Penguins home ice:

Penguins locker room:

Penguins lounge:

The Penguins win tracker.  Every puck represents a win on the year:

The Mario Mosaic.  Every spot there is a small picture submitted by fans.  All proceeds went to the Mario Lemieux Foundation:

That's it for today!  More tomorrow here on Case and Point!
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