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One of two outdoor games this season in Lake Tahoe.

Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

The NHL has made the speculation official — The Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins, as well as the Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights, will meet at Lake Tahoe. This should be quite a sight.

It all starts February 20th, with the Avalanche and Golden Knights hitting the lake (not literally, okay?) before the Flyers and Bruins have their turn on the 21st. It’ll be the league's first “natural” game, away from football and baseball venues.

According to the release, which you can read in full here, the teams will be wearing their Reverse Retro get-ups for the games, meaning that we will not be getting another new Flyers jersey for the event.

From the NHL:

Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday will mark the fourth NHL regular-season outdoor game for the Bruins and the fifth such game for the Flyers. The game will be a rematch of the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, where Boston defeated Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime at Fenway Park. The Bruins other outdoor game appearances include the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (5-1 loss to Montreal at Gillette Stadium) and the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (4-2 win against Chicago at Notre Dame Stadium). The Flyers additional outdoor game appearances include the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (3-2 loss to the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park), the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ (4-2 loss to Pittsburgh at Heinz Field), and the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ (4-3 overtime victory over Pittsburgh at Lincoln Financial Field).

After breaking the curse with a win outdoors in 2019, the Flyers now have a chance to beat the Bruins eleven years after dropping their very first trip outside. This should be a really cool event.