Winter Classic: LaBelle to sing anthem
Lauren Hart, the Flyers usual anthem singer, will still sing God Bless America, but I am told it will be at some point during the game, not before it, a la the seventh inning stretch at a baseball game.
There remains the possibility (probability?) of other acts performing as pre-game entertainment, but those names haven't been leaked just yet.
In case you want to see the difference between Lauren Hart and Patti LaBelle, here is LaBelle singing the anthem at the 2008 World Series.
All I have to say is hey, at least the Phillies won: