The Washington Capitals will finally get to host a Winter Classic as promised to them three years ago by the NHL.
A source confirmed to ESPN.com on Friday what local media first reported, that the Capitals will announce Saturday they are hosting the outdoor game on Jan. 1, 2015.
The source told ESPN.com that no opponent or venue has been chosen. This season’s Winter Classic is Jan. 1 at the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich., between Detroit and Toronto.
Source: Pierre LeBrun, ESPN