2013 AHL Outdoor Classic: Pre-game Photos

On January 21, 2013, in Outdoor Classic, Photos, by Tim Stough

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HERSHEY, PA – One of the few “pucks” placed on the field of HersheyPark Stadium. (Tim Stough – Sweetest Hockey On Earth)

Here’s a bunch of photos from the pre-game festivities of the Outdoor Classic. Enjoy the lighter side of yesterday’s game.

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New Bears’ logo cut out of a faux burn barrel.

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This burn barrel adorns the third logo of the Bears.

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Tux jumps in front of the ABC27 crew while filming a spot.

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Another one of those pucks outside of the Stadium. Hmmm…

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HersheyPark Stadium box office with Outdoor Classic as the only event. What an awesome sight.

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Nostalgia called for a shot of the Old Barn, HersheyPark Arena.

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Anyone up for some soccer?

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Some of the Bears warming up with some touches of the soccer ball.

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More of the same.

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They do play soccer on this field normally, so I’ll allow it.

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Last shot of the soccer group.

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Hockey ready to be played outdoors, the Old Barn, and a few of HersheyPark’s roller coaster make an appearance.

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Garrett Mitchell pounds a few fists after warm ups.

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Jon DiSalvatore hands a young fan a puck before entering the locker room.

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Dany Sabourin leads the Bears out of the tunnel.

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Steven Oleksy always primed for a camera shot.

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Patrick McNeill gives the camera a look, not wanting to be outdone by Oleksy.

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Sabu the last to walk the path to the ice.

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Surprise fireworks!

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Anthem fireworks proved a stunning sight on the central PA sunset.