DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Tomas Vincour #81 of the Dallas Stars is checked into the boards by Jonas Holos #36 of the Colorado Avalanche as Daniel Winnik #34 of the Colorado Avalanche looks to collect the puck at Pepsi Center on September 25, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Flyers and Rangers have officially announced that they will be taking part in the Winter Classic, and that there are HBO camera's around.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Not even a joint announcement of the Winter Classic could thaw the rivalry between the Rangers and Flyers.
Hope the "24/7" cameras were rolling.
New York team president Glen Sather grabbed the microphone and made his bid to host the next Comedy Central roast.
"We're going to come to Philadelphia," Sather said, "and we are going to win."
Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds is once again the focus of a controversial on-ice incident, only this time he is accused of being the perpetrator.
New York winger Sean Avery told ESPN.com that Simmonds uttered a homophobic slur at him during Philadelphia's 5-3 pre-season win over the Rangers on Monday.
Owen Nolan's road back to the NHL has hit a dead end.
The 39-year-old former all-star was released by Vancouver on Sunday after the Canucks lost 4-3 to the San Jose Sharks in a pre-season game.