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THE 2011 HERITAGE CLASSIC

After a seven year absence, the Heritage Classic is finally back! On February 20, 2011, the Canadiens will take on the Flames in the open air at McMahon Stadium, marking the first outdoor game in Canada since 2003.

>> Official press release  >> Photo gallery   >> Jersey unveiling  >> Interviews


PREVIOUS OUTDOOR GAMES
COLD WAR ON ICE - 2001
On October 6, 2001, the Michigan State Spartans and in-state rivals Michigan Wolverines play to a 3-3 tie in front of a record crowd in East Lansing. >>>
  HERITAGE CLASSIC - 2003
On November 22, 2003, the Oilers welcome the Canadiens for the first outdoor game in NHL history, ending in a 4-3 Montreal win.  >>>
  WINTER CLASSIC - 2008
On January 1, 2008, the Sabres host the Penguins in the NHL’s inaugural Winter Classic. Sidney Crosby plays the hero, scoring the shootout-winner. >>>
  WINTER CLASSIC - 2009
On January 1, 2009, the Red Wings and Blackhawks duke it out in the open air at Wrigley Field. Detroit wins the high-scoring affair 6-4.  >>>
  WINTER CLASSIC - 2010
On January 1, 2010, historic Fenway Park provides the backdrop as the Marco Sturm leads the Bruins to a 2-1 overtime win over the Flyers.  >>>
THE JERSEY
The Canadiens will sport the same jersey
worn for home games between
1974-75 and 1995-96.
THE STADIUM
McMahon Stadium is the home of the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders and also hosted the 1988 Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies.

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