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Edgewood to Introduce the NHL to Lake Tahoe

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New NHL event features two outdoor games along the shore of scenic Lake Tahoe at Edgewood Tahoe Resort

NEW YORK (Jan. 11, 2021) – The National Hockey League today announced a new event for the 2020-
21 regular season, the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe™, which will feature two regular-season outdoor games
along the south shore of North America’s largest alpine lake, on the border of California and Nevada, in Stateline,
Nev. Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday will showcase the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden
Knights on Feb. 20. Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday will feature the Philadelphia Flyers and the Boston Bruins
on Feb. 21. Both games will be broadcast at 3 p.m. ET on NBC in the United States and on Sportsnet and TVA
Sports in Canada. Both games will be played without spectators.
NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe™ continues the tradition the League established of staging outdoor games
during the regular season, with the upcoming games in February marking the 31st and 32nd such events since
The rink for NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe™ will be located on the lakefront 18th fairway of the golf course
at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort, the annual site of the American Century Championship since 1990, and host of
the 1985 U.S. Senior Open and 1980 U.S. Amateur Public Links. Set along the scenic Lake Tahoe shoreline,
Edgewood Tahoe Resort is a 235-acre, LEED-certified luxe mountain haven overlooking the iconic Sierra

“We are delighted to announce the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe and can’t wait to get on site for what undoubtedly will be two thrilling games in a breathtaking setting. Ever since we began staging outdoor games in 2003 and made it a regular feature of our annual schedule in 2008, we have considered myriad non-stadium settings, but they always were rendered impractical because of the sheer volume of demand from our fans to attend. This season, unable to host our usual huge crowds at such events, we will continue our tradition of taking the game and our players back to their outdoor roots when the Avalanche meet the Golden Knights and the Bruins face the Flyers on an open-air rink at the spectacular Edgewood Tahoe Resort.”
-Gary Bettman, NHL Commissioner

The Avalanche, Bruins, Flyers and Golden Knights will each wear their adidas Reverse Retro ADIZERO
Authentic jersey for the outdoor event. The Reverse Retro jerseys represent unique and historical moments in
each club’s history, while refreshing the color and design combination for an all-new presentation. Since its
introduction in November, the Reverse Retro jerseys are among the top-selling NHL items worldwide at and
Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday will mark the first ever regular-season outdoor game for the Golden
Knights and the third such game for the Avalanche. Colorado previously played in the 2016 Coors Light NHL
Stadium Series™ (5-3 loss to Detroit at Coors Field) and the 2020 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium
Series™ (3-1 loss to Los Angeles at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium).

“The Vegas Golden Knights are extremely grateful for the opportunity to play our first ever outdoor game in beautiful Lake Tahoe, a truly majestic location for our sport to return to its roots. Skating and playing hockey on ponds, lakes and canals brings back fond memories for all of us who grew up loving the game. We can’t wait.”
-Bill Foley, Vegas Golden Knights Chairman, CEO & Governor

Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday will mark the fourth NHL regular-season outdoor game for the Bruins and
the fifth such game for the Flyers. The game will be a rematch of the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®,
where Boston defeated Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime at Fenway Park. The Bruins other outdoor game
appearances include the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (5-1 loss to Montreal at Gillette Stadium) and
the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (4-2 win against Chicago at Notre Dame Stadium). The Flyers
additional outdoor game appearances include the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (3-2 loss to the New
York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park), the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ (4-2 loss to Pittsburgh at
Heinz Field), and the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ (4-3 overtime victory over Pittsburgh at Lincoln
Financial Field).

“Our team is honored to bring the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe to Edgewood Tahoe Resort for a memorable, picturesque event complete with crisp alpine air and spectacular mountain scenery. It will be the ultimate winter wonderland for the players to experience and fans to view in the comfort of their homes.”
-Corinna Osborne, Edgewood Tahoe Resort General Manager

A complete history of NHL regular-season outdoor games can be found at

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