Add a little snow, two feisty teams, several television networks, and about 30,000 people. Looks pretty good, doesn't it? I'm excited for it.
The NHL Winter Classic should be another beauty. And with both Boston and Philly retooling for an extended playoff run in 2009-10, you know that this game will reach intense levels of excitement.
January 1, 2010 says if you're not at Fenway Park, you'll probably be in front of a television set. And if you're doing neither, I'm not sure what excuse you can give.
Until next time, keep your sticks on the ice!