NHL Network Bundles Up and Celebrates New Year’s Eve with 2 -Hour Preview Show for NHL Winter Classic

NHL
Network will be ringing in the New Year in style when it presents the Winter
Classic Preview on New Year’s Eve (Monday, Dec. 31) at 1:30 p.m. ET, live and
on location from Ralph Wilson Stadium in

Buffalo.

An NHL
Network original production, the 2 -hour show is a behind-the-scenes look at
the AMP Energy NHL Winter Classic featuring

Pittsburgh @ Buffalo, which will be played
the following day.

Brian Duff
and Todd Lewis will host the preview special alongside analyst Gary
Green. The show takes viewers on an exclusive journey through the
building and execution of the Winter Classic, including team practices,
interviews with players and coaches, and a behind-the-scenes look at how a
football stadium was transformed into a hockey rink.

Buffalo sports icon and former Bills QB Jim
Kelly will also be on-hand for an in-depth interview.

Also on
tap, Duff and Lewis will be talking with trainers, equipment managers and a
local

Buffalo
weatherman on special conditions/needs of the players, in what is expected to
be sub-zero weather on game-day.

On January
1, NHL On The Fly: Final will have a complete wrap-up of the outdoor game with
post-game interviews and analysis.