All the links for Trib’s Winter Classic special section


The Trib Total Media Winter Classic special section is out today, and I suggest you pick up a print copy to read over and over – especially if you are into great pictures from the 2008 Classic. However, knowing a big chuck of the audience is web-only; I’ve opted to provide links to all the big stories. Enjoy.

= The bond between the Penguins and Steelers is rare within professional sports, but it benefits Pittsburgh with Classic:

= 2011 is shaping up as a huge year for Pittsburgh hockey, with the Classic representing the start of something big:

= Pens alumni Ron Francis and Paul Coffey share thoughts on the New Year’s Eve alumni game:

= Columnist Joe Starkey gets players talking about outdoor hockey memories:

= Former Pens coach Michel Therrien tells tale of near-miss for 2008 Classic practice session:

= Teams from the hometowns of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will battle one coached by Mario Lemieux in a youth tourney on the second rink:

= Ice crew working hard to prep surface at Heinz Field, weather or not:

= The Baby Pens are getting a chance to take center stage at Consol Energy Center:

= RMU men have Classic shot to take over first place at Consol:

= NBC’s broadcast crew is enjoying a homecoming for the Classic broadcast:

= Luck plays a role in Pittsburgh landing the Classic:

= NHL commissioner Gary Bettman talks Pens and Classic:

= Jersey sales are part of Classic’s business model:

= Washington Capitals welcome chance to play in this Classic, host another in DC:

= ‘Winter’ is the key word in Classic attire:


Cheers, and enjoy.