NHL Winter Classic Suites

NHL Winter Classic Suites

NHL Winter Classic Suites

The NHL Winter Classic has become an annual tradition featuring two great teams in an outdoor game on New Year’s Day. Adding some excitement to what would otherwise be a normal regular season game, this matchup is usually held at iconic football or baseball stadiums in an area with a resident NHL team.

The inaugural NHL Winter Classic featured the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Buffalo Sabres at Ralph Wilson Stadium (now known as New Era Field) in Buffalo, NY. This incredible game went to overtime with the score tied 1-1. Unable to break the stalemate in the extra session, it would take a shootout to determine the winner of this contest.

Pittsburgh’s captain, Sidney Crosby, would score on Buffalo’s Ryan Miller in the sixth round of the shootout to cement the victory for his club as the snow fell gently onto the playing surface. This picturesque view along with all the action of NHL hockey brought about a new tradition which the NHL would come to expand upon.

Since then, the NHL has hosted NHL Winter Classic games at the following locations:

  • 2009 – Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL
  • 2010 – Fenway Park in Boston, MA
  • 2011 – Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2012 – Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
  • 2014 – Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2015 – Nationals Park in Washington, DC
  • 2015 – Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA
  • 2017 – Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
  • 2018 – Citi Field in Queens, NY
  • 2019 – Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, IN

The 2020 game already on the books and many are excited for the game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX.

Along with the Winter Classic, the NHL has also expanded to host the NHL Heritage Classic and NHL Stadium Series. These outdoor games have brought hockey to even more locations such as Dodger Stadium, Yankee Stadium, Soldier Field, Levi’s Stadium, Coors Field, and Lincoln Financial Field.

Call our office today at 610-828-7407 for more information about how you can attain a suite for these highly sought-after events. You can also contact us direct at sales@luxuryvipsuites.com to learn more about how you can attend the NHL Winter Classic in style. Stay warm in these cold weather games by securing a luxury suite today.

Also, if you happen to own a suite for the location of an upcoming NHL Winter Classic game and are looking to sell it, please contact us today to learn more about our exclusive marketing program can help you offset some of your annual suite ownership cost by renting out the suite to our corporate clients for the NHL Winter Classic. We can be a great partner in the luxury suite industry.


A Luxury box (also referred to as a luxury suite, corporate box, corporate suite, executive box, sky box or a private box) is a special private seating section located within stadiums, arenas and other sporting and entertainment venues. They are typically located in the midsection of a stadium grandstand, usually providing the best views of the event. Some have glass panels that can be opened, in order for the spectators to feel closer to and more immersed in the action of the event.

Luxury suite ticket holders often receive exclusive access to an indoor part of the venue through private club entrances, to areas containing special restaurants, merchandise stands, and lounge areas of the venue that are not otherwise available to regular ticket holders.

LuxuryVIPsuites.com offers private corporate luxury suites at the NHL Winter Classic below market prices. We often have better located suites for less money than most of the stadiums, ballparks, and arenas in North America. Through our exclusive relationships with corporations and private suite owners who have long term deals with the venues, we are able to offer some of the best pricing and suite locations around. 

And if you are an NHL Winter Classic suite owner, we can market your NHL Winter Classic suite for the dates you choose not to use or give away to clients. This is a great opportunity to offset all of the suite expenses you incur each year. You have thousands of dollars just sitting there – no NHL Winter Classic suite should go unused. Even if you need to buy tickets to an event not included in your NHL Winter Classic contract, the tickets are worth 2 to 3 times more than you are paying the venue. So why not let us earn you extra revenue while helping out a corporate group who needs to entertain clients at an NHL Winter Classic game?

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