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Queens residents looking to watch the New York Rangers face off with the Buffalo Sabres in Flushing can secure their seats this Thursday.

Tickets to the 2018 Winter Classic at Citi Field went on sale to the general public on Oct. 12. Beginning at 10 a.m., fans can visit this webpage for full ticket pricing, seating charts and purchase options.

The annual outdoor game is slated to take place on Jan. 1. For the event, a hockey rink will be set up at the baseball stadium between first and third base, towards center field.

New York Rangers captain and defenseman Ryan McDonagh and left winger Rick Nash met with Buffalo Sabres players at Citi Field on Sept. 8 to talk about the upcoming game.

The New Year’s Day game will be broadcast live on NBC, Sportsnet in Canada and TVA Sports at 1 p.m Eastern time. It’s the second time that the Rangers and Sabres have participated in the Winter Classic, but it’s the first outdoor meeting between the two franchises.

The league’s tradition of hosting a regular-season outdoor game at the onset of the new year began in 2008. This year’s event will mark the 10th anniversary.

“The Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic represents everything that is great about our game,” New York Rangers President Glen Sather said. “Playing in the Winter Classic and Stadium Series in recent years was a tremendous experience for our organization and we look forward to yet another opportunity to celebrate the game of hockey, together with all our fans, in New York City.”

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