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Every year that the Winter (or Heritage) Classic has taken place, there's been an indelible memory made. When the Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens suited up for the first attempt at an outdoor game, the frigid temperatures almost froze time: The legends game before hand featured some of the brightest stars from our past, the ice became brittle and cracked, and playing it under a night sky brought memories back of skating under nothing but a porch light. But I suppose if you're looking for that defining moment, we've always got Jose Theodore's toque. The next time it was tried, the NHL's newest poster boy and greatest hope for the future was at the forefront in Sidney Crosby as he and the Pittsburgh Penguins took on the Buffalo Sabres. With the way the tide had turned for the NHL, C ...

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