Not so classic Winter Classic

Winter not-so Classic…at least that’s what it was called in Indianapolis.

After listing the game as being shown on NBC in the newspaper, local network affiliate WTHR Channel 13 decided it would be a better idea to show Montel Williams and Dr. Phil instead.

Without telling anyone who tuned in, they moved the game to a 24/7 radar channel and undoubtedly most, if not all, hockey fans in the nation’s 12th largest city missed the game.

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I’d like to commend our local programming director for giving us the opportunity to watch Dr. Phil’s bald head in HD instead of one of the best, most highly-rated hockey games in years.

I never thought I’d say this, but can we please move the NHL back to Fox?

Steve Hounam, Indianapolis, Ind.