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Winter Classic time moved to night

Updated: January 1, 2011, 3:55 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux never took their can-you-top-this rivalry outdoors, back to the purest form of hockey, played on ponds instead of indoor palaces.

So this must do: Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin, the sport's two biggest names and rivals in every sense, playing the NHL's showcase regular-season game -- and in prime time.

Saturday's Winter Classic outdoor game, pairing Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin's Washington Capitals, was switched ...

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