Tape2Tape (013) – Reduction and Rivalry: The Keys to Winter Classic Success

Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin, Geoff Burke, USA Today, Winter Classic

Alex Ovechkin was one of the few highlights at the 2014-15 Winter Classic. (Geoff Burke/USA Today)

With some questions surrounding the popularity of the Winter Classic this season, I put together a piece looking at what might have made it a bigger deal for hockey fans across the board.

Reduction is certainly one important aspect, but so is the rivalry in the game. So maybe it’s time to take a second look at the Winter Classic and see if there’s a way to make it more of a showcase and less of a snore-fest.

For the full story, check out the link below.

Reduction and Rivalry: The Keys to Winter Classic Success – Originally published on The Hockey Writers

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