Ranking every Bruins jersey from Winter Classic, NHL Outdoor games


The Boston Bruins are no strangers to outdoor NHL games.The B's will play in their fifth outdoor matchup when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2023 Winter Classic at historic Fenway Park on Jan. 2.This will be Boston's fourth appearance in a Winter Classic. They took part in the 2010, 2016 and 2019 games. The Bruins also played in the NHL Outdoors series in 2021 when they squared off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Lake Tahoe.The Original Six club is 3-1 in its first four outdoor games, with its only loss coming in the 2016 Winter Classic versus the rival Montreal Canadiens.Check out our ranking of the Bruins' special jerseys from each of these matchups.

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Opponent: Philadelphia Flyers

Venue: Fenway Park

Score: 2-1 Bruins (OT)

The Bruins' first Winter Classic was a memorable one. Shawn Thornton and Daniel Carcillo engaged in the first fight in Winter Classic history. After trailing 1-0 most of the game, the B's tied the score late in the third period and won in overtime on a Marco Sturm goal.

The gold jersey and old-school spoked-B was based off the 1948-49 Bruins uniform. This game also featured one of the best Winter Classic logos, which was placed on the top left of each sweater.


Opponent: Montreal Canadiens

Venue: Gillette Stadium

Score: Canadiens 5-1

The 2016 Winter Classic is the Bruins' only outdoor loss, but the jerseys were pretty cool.

They're a throwback to the 1924 season -- the B's debut campaign as an NHL franchise. The "Boston" draped across a brown bear with "Bruins" underneath is pretty nice.


Opponent: Pittsburgh Penguins

Venue: Fenway Park

Score: TBD

The Bruins are returning to Fenway Park for their fourth Winter Classic appearance and first outdoor meeting with the Penguins.

The B's are going back to a black jersey, while the classic bear logo returns and is now on the front of the sweater underneath "Boston". The Winter Classic logo is on the shoulder and there are a couple of gold stripes.

This jersey didn't receive a ton of fanfare when it was announced, but it is, in our opinion, one of the best designs the Bruins have used for an outdoor setting.

(Click here for a picture of the 2023 Winter Classic jersey)


Opponent: Chicago Blackhawks

Venue: Notre Dame Stadium

Score: Bruins 4-2

The Bruins have worn a white jersey in just one of their five outdoor games, and it was the 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame.

Boston's uniforms from 1932-36 were the inspiration for this jersey. This version isn't flashy, but it's very well done. The awesome shamrock-shaped 2019 Winter Classic logo adds to the great design. 


Opponent: Philadelphia Flyers

Venue: Edgewood Tahoe Resort,
Stateline, Nevada

Score: 7-3

The second of two NHL outdoor games at Lake Tahoe was a 2010 Winter Classic rematch, and once again the Bruins prevailed over the Flyers.

The Bruins went back to their gold jersey with a pretty normal-looking spoked-B logo on the front and the memorable bear logo from the 1980s on the shoulder. All the ingredients for an awesome sweater.

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