Best photos from the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic

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The Montreal Canadiens took a 5-1 win in the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, hosted by Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.


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Steve Dangle was at the event for Sportsnet and took a series of photos before, during and after the big game. Here are a collection of some of the best. Enjoy!

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And here are some photos of the action from ice level. Photos by Charles Krupa and Michael Dwyer of AP.

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