Playing in a Winter Classic was a dream for both leagues -- as well as for commissioner Dani Rylan and her fledgling NWHL, and Brenda Andress, whose CWHL has already partnered with NHL teams. The NHL brought both leagues together for the Outdoor Women's Classic, an official NHL event under
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The Outdoor Women's Classic happened in Foxborough, Massachusetts yesterday, after much anticipation from the women's hockey community.
The arena was slowly filling up with fans for the alumni game and half the rink was bathed in sun when the players walked down the runways
As we found out yesterday, the Outdoor Women's Classic will be held at 2:00pm at Gillette Stadium, the site of the NHL Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens.
- The Game: Boston Pride (NWHL) vs Les Canadiennes de Montreal (CWHL)
- Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
- When: 2: