The 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic was held this past Wednesday, New Year’s Day. Whether the players were facing off in the event or were one of the 8.2 million viewers eagerly watching from home across North America, they all enjoyed the event and shared their excitement with hockey fans via Twitter.
Here are some of the best tweets from this year’s Winter Classic.
Toronto Maple Leafs and Red Wing players were connecting with fans before and after the game at the Big House
What an unbelievable experience that was out there today! #leafsnation— Tyler Bozak (@Bozie42) January 1, 2014
Winter classic! Excited to see how many Toronto fans made it to the game today#SEAofBLUE— Phil Kessel (@PKessel81) January 1, 2014
The day has arrived! Super excited for Winter Classic game at the Big House! Where are you watching the game? Stay warm!— Pavel Datsyuk (@Datsyuk13) January 1, 2014
Family day at the Winter Classic http://t.co/ze5uFLob6r— Joffrey Lupul (@JLupul) December 31, 2013
Because the players are some of the sport’s biggest fans, many of them tuned in from home
And Henrik Lundqvist, who played in the 2013 Winter Classic, expressed his excitement for the upcoming NHL Stadium Series