Is there anything more beautiful that snow gently falling on a couple dozen of the hottest men in sports? After watching a few hours of just that in the Pens-Sabres matchup in the NHL’s Winter Classic, I would argue not.
Upper St. Clair alum Ryan Malone bendy sure is bendy…
The Sabres’ Ryan Miller sported a toque over his mask all game. Completely adorable.
Sure, Talbot and Fleury are out with injuries, but it doesn’t mean they didn’t look good on the… um… ugh… no other way to say it… sidelines.
Laraque! Quit smiling! You’re melting the ice with your affable warmth!
Mario had this sly smile in every picture of him from this game, like he was seconds away from announcing his third (fifth?) comeback just so he could play in this game.
Russian Evgeni Malkin laughs at the pitiful lack of snow and cold in Buffalo.
Crosby, no need to scowl. You look like a snow angel.
Ryan Whitney’s blue eyes nicely pick up the color of the Penguins’ throwback jersey.
I guess I should include at least two Sabres. Fine. Here’s Jochen Hecht. Quota filled.
Armstrong and Crosby celebrated after their quick goal in the opening minutes of the game.
Jeff Taffe, usually not a favorite of mine, looked so strong and manly here I could not help but to include him.
Paul Gaustad and Jordan Staal fight for the puck behind Conklin. By the way, Ty? That pox I wished on you last spring when you were still a Sabre? I take it back. Especially if you keep looking as sharp as you did today.
Picturesque game that went tied 1-1 through overtime? An exciting shootout at the end of the one the most-hyped games of the season?
Tied again in the shootout with just one player — SIDNEY SAVING THE GAME CROSBY — left to go?
You know how this is going to end…
Penguins win. Crosby wins. We all win.
Pittsburgh fans win.
Leaving us with glorious Crosby afterglow.
EDITED: Presented without commentary, the Ladies… give you Sidney Crosby…in his underoos.