The Flyers and Bruins meet at historic Fenway Park tomorrow (1 p.m. (NBC-10) in the third Winter Classic. Here are some things to know about Fenway and the Classic:
Built: Sept. 25, 1911
Opened: April 20, 1912
Address: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston
Capacity: 36,984 (baseball), 38,000 (hockey)
The rink at Fenway
112: Sections of boards that ring the 2010 Winter Classic rink and form its benches, penalty boxes and scorer's and timekeeper's boxes.
125: Feet from homeplate to the center-ice faceoff dot
252: Ice panels upon which the rink is built.
300: Ton capacity of refrigeration trailer that will keep the ice cool.
350: Gallons of paint to make the ice white
3,000: Gallons of coolant used to freeze the rink.
6,000: Sheets of Armor Deck that serve as the base for the rink and the various on-field roadways leading to and from it.
20,000: Gallons of water needed to create an ice surface 2-inches deep (NHL rinks normally are 1"-1.25" thick).
Winter Classic History
Jan. 1, 2008: Pittsburgh 2, Buffalo 1 (shootout)
71,217 fans at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo
Jan. 1, 2009: Detroit 6, Chicago 4
40,818 fans at Wrigley Field, Chicago
Another outdoor game: 2003 Heritage Classic
Montreal 4, Edmonton 3
57,167 fans at Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton
Note: No home team has ever won an NHL outdoor game
The Green Monster:
37-foot, 2-inch wall in leftfield.
Part of original structure, not painted green until 1947.
Seats were added on top in 2003.
Rightfield foul pole that is named for Johnny Pesky, light-hitting shortstop who hit a ball around the pole at Fenway.
The Lone Red Seat:
Rightfield, Row 37, Seat 21
In a sea of blue seats, one is red. It signifies where Ted Williams blasted the longest home run at Fenway, which supposedly hit a sleeping Yankees fan in the head 502 feet from home plate.