Time Lapse Of Citizens Bank Park Being Transformed Into A Hockey Rink For 2012 Winter Classic (Video)

winter classic time lapseWith the 2012 Bridgestone Winter Classic less than two weeks away, hundreds of workers are putting the final touches on the hockey rink that has been set up at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia for the January 2nd game between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers.

The process of making the ice, putting the boards together, setting up the team’s respective benches, and everything else that goes into creating a suitable NHL hockey rink can take well over a month’s worth of work.  Thankfully, the people at NHL.com have condensed all of the work done thus far into a quick 54-second clip.

Unfortunately, the haven’t been able to put the boards up or create the ice as of yet.  Apparently, they have been having a difficult time getting Roy Halladay off the field as he prepares for the 2012 MLB season.

And in case you were wondering, we’re serious!  And we can prove it, thanks to the image below!

roy halladay winter classic

Hat Tip Pic – [Barstool Philly]

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