Sources: Blackhawks to be Capitals' opponent in 2015 Winter Classic
Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jun 20, 2014
The Chicago Blackhawks will face the Washington Capitals in next season's Winter Classic, multiple league sources have told The Canadian Press. The Washington Capitals will host the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 Winter Classic, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun on Friday. Putting the Blackhawks in against the Capitals is: 1. A show of faith that the D.C. Chicago will be announced as the Capitals' opponent when the 2014-15 NHL schedule is released this weekend. 1 outdoor game would be hosted by the Capitals, but an opponent and venue were not immediately disclosed. If ‘24/7’ returns again this season, it will be the first time a team has been featured twice, as the Capitals starred in the landmark first series of the show. The news was first reported by Bob McKenzie with TSN, and confirmed to Yahoo Sports by multiple sources.