The NHL rings in the new year with the Seattle Kraken hosting the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2024 Winter Classic. The annual outdoor game takes place at T-Mobile Park in Seattle in a matchup between the NHL's two newest franchises. the league.
The Kraken will play their first outdoor game in team history and enter the competition playing some of their best hockey in the 2023-24 season. Seattle is 6-0-2 in its last eight games, and the team is currently riding an eight-game point streak. The Krakenafter a mediocre start to the season as they currently sit in fifth place in the Pacific Division.
Meanwhile, the Golden Knights will participate in their second outdoor game in franchise history. Vegas lost to the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2, at the 2021 NHL Outdoors in Lake Tahoe. The Golden Knights are heading in the opposite direction of the Kraken as they enter the Winter Classic on a four-game losing streak. However, the Golden Knights are tied with the Avalanche and Vancouver Canucks for the third-most points (49) in the NHL this season.
CBS Sports will be with you every step of the way with live updates from the Winter Classic.