The Boston Bruins will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2023 Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston, MA, on Monday, Jan. 2. It’s a clash of two franchises who has been mired in success over the past decade-plus. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will take on Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand in what should be an exciting matchup. We’re going to take a look at the start time and everything you need to know for the classic.
2023 Winter Classic start time
Update — Official puck drop is set for 2:33 p.m. ET.
The Bruins will start Linus Ullmark at goalie while Tristan Jarry will be in net for the Penguins. D Kris Letang won’t play for the Penguins due to a lower-body injury he sustained a few games ago. The Penguins have lost four games in a row and five of the past six after a seven-game winning streak. The Bruins sit atop the NHL with 60 points at 28-4-4 on the season. Boston is coming off a loss to the Buffalo Sabres.