Claude Giroux and Jaromir Jagr hit the ice looking more ready to shag flies than practice the power play.
The Philadelphia Flyers stars smeared eye black to fight the glare on a sunny morning as they skated on a rink constructed on the site of two Fall Classics that underwent a makeover as it shifted into the home of the Winter Classic.
Jagr later strode shirtless around the Philadelphia Phillies' clubhouse with a baseball bat slung over his shoulder.
Cold, wind, ice. Conditions that usually spoil the enjoyment of a World Series game are on deck for the fifth edition of the NHL's inside-the-park extravaganza, this one set for 3 p.m. Monday between the Flyers and the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park.
Amid the HBO cameras and Stanley Cup-atmosphere that has infused the game with enough energy to power the rink, a little perspective came Sunday from the Rangers and Flyers in their final practices.
''When we wake up, all the fun is going to be over,'' Giroux said,...