Capitals get 2015 Winter Classic

Updated: September 21, 2013, 1:23 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The Washington Capitals will finally get to host a Winter Classic as promised three years ago by the NHL.

The Capitals announced Saturday they are hosting the outdoor game on Jan. 1, 2015.

This season's Winter Classic is Jan. 1 at the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich., between Detroit and Toronto.

"The excitement of the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic continues to grow, and bringing the 2015 event to the D.C. area will write another chapter in the game's great history of ...

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