But this year there will be two more games on January 4th. Penn State will face Neumann College and La Salle College High School will take on Malvern Prep at Citizens Bank Park. Via Crossing Broad, the game is January 4th at 5pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Here is the press release from La Salle:
The La Salle College High School Varsity Hockey Team will face Malvern Prep at Citizens Bank Park as part of the NHL's Annual Winter Classic Festivities.
The Philadelphia Flyers will face the New York Rangers on January 2nd at 1 PM at Citizens Bank Park in the NHL's fifth annual outdoor game. In addition to the NHL matchup, the Adirondack Phantoms and Hershey Bears of the AHL will face off on January 6th, Penn State will face Neumann College on January 4th.
The La Salle - Malvern matchup will be a rematch of last season's Flyers Cup Championship in which La Salle defeated Malvern 3-2 in sudden death overtime at the Wells Fargo Center.
Here is the Winter Classic Alumni Game Roster for the Flyers (via PhiladelphiaFlyers.com)
Bill Barber, Bob Clarke, Jim Dowd, Orest Kindrachuk, Eric Lindros, Ken Linseman, Dave Poulin, Jeremy Roenick, Al Hill, Bob Kelly, John LeClair, Shjon Podein, Brian Propp, Reggie Leach, Mark Recchi, Rick Tocchet
Terry Carkner, Eric Desjardins, Larry Goodenough, Derian Hatcher, Mark Howe, Brad Marsh
Kjell Samuelsson, Chris Therien, Joe Watson
Mark LaForest and Neil Little
Pat Quinn (head coach), Mike Nykoluk and Keith Primeau (assistant coaches)
Gary Dornhoefer, Bernie Parent, Dave Schultz