What'll be this year's Classic statement?
BOSTON -- When the Philadelphia Flyers-Boston Bruins matchup was first announced for the third installment of the NHL's Winter Classic, there was reason to believe the two teams might meet Jan. 1 as contenders for the Eastern Conference lead.
A classic indeed, except it hasn't exactly worked out that way. The preseason script has had more than a few twists and turns on both sides of the ledger.
Still, the meandering path both teams have followed to Friday's game has done ...
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