Fenway Park officially ready for Winter Classic
(NECN: Alysha Palumbo, Boston, MA) - Fenway Park has officially turned into home ice for the Boston Bruins. Some lucky fans watched as the teams practiced for the first time on the outdoor rink, fittingly underneath falling snowflakes this New Years Eve. Even the players were impressed with this ...
Machine Generated Transcript
Well the puck drops at Fenway Park tomorrow a lot of anticipation at the winter classic kicks off just after -- New Year's Day. Thousands of fans will pour into the stadium to watch the Bruins face off against the flyers. He sends Alicia Colombo joins us now from outside Fenway at least -- Am glad that they count down -- 2010. Many hockey fans are counting down to forty tomorrow afternoon and that's when the puck drops here at Fenway Park. Fenway Park has officially then turn into home ice for the Boston Bruins some lucky fans want says the team's practice for the first time on the outdoor -- fittingly underneath falling snowflakes this -- -- Even the players were impressed with this year's winter classic. Flip around that he is bad -- and we are. All of signs up this stolen political. And as they prepare the rink for Friday's game inside Fenway Park that the fans for getting ready for the party outside in spectator plaza. They just did back then all of the good thing his -- hockey game. So many and be involved and you do get out fast -- I'm Bob Sweeney on the. Former Bruin -- Sweeney was more than happy to be part of the festivities. Outlet like at a historic venue like Fenway Park and adds to the excitement that's there. And they gave me is certainly one of the hottest tickets in town especially for families like the writers of Framingham we got him that this -- Christmas gifts. And didn't tell him until last night. And up until last night he thought he had the worst Christmas ever for other fans it wasn't just about the destination. But the journey. Five days ago we left from the spectrum where the flyers play and left on a tandem bike. And arrived here at Fenway Park today flyer fans Patrick Montgomery an -- Moriarty -- more than 300 miles through the cold and snow to get here. The worst part of it though is actually the wind coming through Connecticut. The hills where bed. It makes it worse when you actually have to peddle downhill because Edwards pushed you backwards. They did it mostly to raise money to help disadvantaged people in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. But also because it was a pretty unique way to get to the winter classic to root on their team they're quite -- -- I worry thing you know it's. Then there's feminine very dedicated fans know if you have a ticket to the game or even if you don't organizers invite you to come down here to Brookline and not -- way. There'll be another spectator plaza the plaza tomorrow morning. From 9 AM to 1 PM a lot of games and fun for the family and Bubba. So -- fans will be treated to Fenway franks and I. Mayweather is going to be a lot of Fenway food on hand not your typical hunting game third. Then there -- expected -- foul more than 6000. Peanuts more than 2000 record checks of more than 22000. Of those that way -- break people are. I would appetites and -- -- thing. I had at least a PowerPoint that's an outside Fenway thank you.