The Boston Bruins arrived in style for the 2023 Winter Classic at Fenway Park on Monday. When the Bruins got off the team his bus, the team’s players were all in full Boston Red Sox uniforms with stirrups.
Some players carried baseball bats and gloves.
Boston also posed for a team photo with all players wearing throwback baseball sleds with the Winter Classic logo on the left sleeve.
Since the Bruins will be playing outside of Fenway Park, they opted to don a baseball uniform and embrace the historic experience. David Pastrnak, Linus Ullmark, Jeremy Swayman, Nick Foligno, AJ Greer, Trent Frederic and Charlie McAvoy were among the players who decided to pitch the baseball in the covered infield.
The Pittsburgh Penguins also paid homage to American entertainment by wearing uniforms that pay homage to the 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates.
It wasn’t the first time the Bruins dressed up for an outdoor game. Bruins players before the 2019 Winter Classic against the Chicago Blackhawks at Notre Dame Stadium Dress up like a character from the Netflix series Peaky Blinders. Additionally, the Bruins were still wearing 1990s apparel as they arrived for an outdoor game in Lake Tahoe against the Philadelphia Flyers in 2021.