Meanwhile, two players who will play prominent roles in that game and its never-ending hype, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, are set to join a star from the past on the longest-running game show around.
The pair will appear on Monday's episode of "The Price is Right" on CBS, along with former NHL great Jeremy Roenick.
The trio will appear on the show to introduce NHL-themed prizes.
Host Drew Carey, Roenick, Crosby and Ovechkin will unveil the showcase that features tickets to watch the Penguins play against the Capitals in the historic outdoor game; VIP passes to the NHL's New Year's Eve Bash; field/ice-level access during the Capitals and Penguins team practices at Heinz Field on Friday, Dec. 31; and a brand new 2011 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid car.The show airs Monday at 11 a.m. Eastern on CBS.
Roenick also will introduce an NHL® prize that includes a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 2011 Stanley Cup® Final and NHL-licensed products. Other NHL-related prizes include items from NHL partners Bridgestone, Reebok, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, LG and Starwood Hotels.