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29 Majestic Snow Photos From The NHL Stadium Series At Soldier Field

Nothing like outdoor hockey in a snowstorm.

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On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Chicago Blackhawks at Soldier Field in the finale of the NHL's increasingly popular outdoor Stadium Series. It was a battle between two of the league's most popular and successful franchises with the Hawks coming out on top with a 5-1 victory in a fitting Chicago snowstorm. Here's a photo recap:

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The Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band during player introductions.
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The Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band during player introductions.

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Patrick Kane.
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Patrick Kane.

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James Neal.
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James Neal.

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17 degree weather couldn't quiet the massive crowd of 62,921.
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17 degree weather couldn't quiet the massive crowd of 62,921.

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Corey Crawford.
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Corey Crawford.

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Marc-Andre Fleury.
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Marc-Andre Fleury.

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Jonathan Toews.
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Jonathan Toews.

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Sidney Crosby.
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Sidney Crosby.

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The ice crew had their work cut out for them with massive amounts of snow to shovel prior to the game and during TV timeouts.
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The ice crew had their work cut out for them with massive amounts of snow to shovel prior to the game and during TV timeouts.

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Patrick Sharp put the Hawks ahead 1-0 with the only goal of the first period.
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Patrick Sharp put the Hawks ahead 1-0 with the only goal of the first period.

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Jonathan Toews celebrating his unassisted goal in the second period.
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Jonathan Toews celebrating his unassisted goal in the second period.

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Kris Versteeg posing triumphantly after his tenth goal of the season, which put the Hawks up 3-0 heading into the third period.
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Kris Versteeg posing triumphantly after his tenth goal of the season, which put the Hawks up 3-0 heading into the third period.

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Despite freezing temperatures, two brave fans made shirtless snow angels.
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Despite freezing temperatures, two brave fans made shirtless snow angels.

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The Penguins were finally able to get on the board after Blackhawks defensemen Brent Seabrook knocked the puck into his own net in the third period. Pittsburgh's James Neal was credited with the goal.
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The Penguins were finally able to get on the board after Blackhawks defensemen Brent Seabrook knocked the puck into his own net in the third period. Pittsburgh's James Neal was credited with the goal.

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Bryan Bickell had his ninth goal of the season and the fourth goal of the night for the Blackhawks.
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Bryan Bickell had his ninth goal of the season and the fourth goal of the night for the Blackhawks.

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Toews finished the night off with two goals — scoring his second with just over two minutes left in the game — and one assist.
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Toews finished the night off with two goals — scoring his second with just over two minutes left in the game — and one assist.

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At the end of the game there were fireworks for the fans who braved the cold and stuck around.
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At the end of the game there were fireworks for the fans who braved the cold and stuck around.

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