Rangers to horde Sabres during Citi Field for 2018 Winter Classic

The long-rumored 2018 Winter Classic matchup is finally official.

The Rangers will indeed play a Sabres in a annual outside diversion subsequent New Year’s Day during Citi Field, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced during a initial mangle of a Blueshirts’ playoff diversion opposite a Senators on radio Tuesday night. The diversion will be during 1 p.m.

“The New York Rangers are respected to once again be a partial of one of a NHL’s signature events,” Rangers boss Glen Sather pronounced in an NHL release. “The Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic represents all that is good about a game. Playing in a Winter Classic and Stadium Series in new years was a extensive knowledge for a classification and we demeanour brazen to nonetheless another event to applaud a diversion of hockey, together with all a fans, in New York City.”

This 10th Winter Classic will be a initial one to take place in New York City. The Rangers played a Flyers during a home of a Phillies in 2012, winning 3-2.

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Buffalo hosted a initial Winter Classic during Ralph Wilson Stadium in 2008.

Bettman done a proclamation while a Rangers went into a mangle down 2-0 after a initial period.

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