|Posted on January 1, 2014 at 12:45 AM|
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12:43 PM: (Above) Both teams come out for the pre-game skate. It is -10 with light snow.
Detroit and Toronto, are each tied for first on the Eastern Conference NHL wild card, making this a very significant game.
1:31 PM: Puck drop! Bernier starts for the Leafs, Howard for the Wings.
1:36 PM: The first shovel of the game less than three minutes in. The snow is starting to accumulate.
1:44 PM: The Leafs get their first powerplay of the game. Justin Abdelkader goes to the box for cross-checking.
1:50 PM: Toronto Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle looks a little cold...
1:58 PM: Red Wings get their first powerplay as Joffrey Lupul heads to the box.
After one period, the Red Wings are outshooting the Maple Leafs 13-5. The score remains tied at zero.
2:45 PM: Jimmy Howard makes his biggest save of the game so far on Leafs forward Nazem Kadri early in the second period. GIF via The Nosebleeds. Video here.
3:04 PM: Daniel Alfredsson scores the first as the Detroit Red Wings take a 1-0 lead. Zetterberg gets the assist. Video here.
3:21 PM: James van Riemsdyk bats the puck out of the mid-air and scores. The game is tied at one.
3:23 PM: The second period comes to a close with the score 1-1.
3:54 PM: Tyler Bozak tips in a shot from Dion Phaneuf. Leafs take the lead, it's 2-1 with 15 minutes left in the third period.
4:17PM: The Detroit Red Wings tie the game as Justin Abdelkader scores. Five minutes left in the third period.
4:30 PM: 2-2 after three periods. Game is headed to overtime.
4:42 PM: Headed to a shootout.
4:49 PM: The Toronto Maple Leafs win the 2014 Winter Classic in a shootout. Joffrey Lupul and Tyler Bozak score for the Leafs. Bernier makes 41 saves in the win. 3-2 the final score.