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Saturday, December 31, 2011
Photos: Winter Classic alumni game

By ESPN.com

Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park
With the sun shining directly on the ice on Saturday, the ice stayed covered until about an hour before the alumni game.
Mark Recchi, John LeClair, Eric Lindros and Jeremy Roenick
There were some familiar names on the back of the jerseys in the Flyers' locker room.
Mike Gartner, John Vanbiesbrouk
Mike Gartner and John Vanbiesbrouck talk during warmups.
Eric Lindros
Eric Lindros received the loudest reception from the Philadelphia fans.
Bernie Parent
"Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!" echoed throughout the park for the affable goalie Bernie Parent.
New York Rangers Alumni
Mark Messier and the Rangers alumni celebrate a goal.
Mark Howe
Mark Howe scores on a penalty shot against Dan Blackburn in the third period.