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2023 Lehigh Valley Winter Classic

The 10th annual Lehigh Valley Winter Classic will be hosted on Saturday, February 4, 2023.  This year, we are back to being an in-person event and we will also be hosting a live broadcast to make you feel like you're actually at the game if you are unable to make it!


This is an all day outdoor hockey celebration with parents, friends, and fans cheering us on!  Just a reminder that all the proceeds from the event including the apparel, pucks, auctions, and raffles benefit the Special Hockey of the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears. 


The event includes full regulation hockey games, merchandise to purchase, a huge raffle section, food stand, and special appearances from NHL Alumni!

Where: Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023



Carson Kaye vs. Team Lamelza


Ratz 1 vs. Ratz 2


Heart Attack vs. Touch of Grey




Bobcats vs. Trolls


VIP Autograph session


Spartans vs. Leafs


Raffle drawings and live auctions end


First Responders 1 vs. First Responders 2


Special Hockey Games - Lehigh Valley Polar Bears vs. Bucks County Admirals


Whalers vs. Whale Attack


Cue Closing Time

2022 Lehigh Valley Polar Bears vs. Bucks County Admirals

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All of our content before, during and after the event will be posted here! Including photos!

Live Auctions

Signed apparel, pucks! 100% of the proceeds go to Special Hockey of the Lehigh Valley


100% of the proceeds benefit Special Hockey of the Lehigh Valley, click to learn more!


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What your donation goes towards

Your donation helps the Special Hockey of the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears with the following expenses annually and keeps our kids playing the greatest game on earth: ice hockey

  • Tournaments

  • Equipment

    • Each player gets a new helmet, new gloves, 2 sets of jerseys, 2 sets of socks, and a team bag all in matching team colors​

  • Coaching background checks​

  • Junior Coach Scholarships

  • End of Year Banquet and Awards

  • Inclusive holiday team get-togethers

  • Website and other operational expenses

  • Contributing towards the American Special Hockey Association and grants for new Special Hockey teams

  • Ice Time (Practice & Games)

Your donation will be tax deductible pending confirmation from your tax adviser. All transactions through our website will be provided with a receipt. The SHLV Polar Bears are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID# is: EIN 47-2444154

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