"The Ice Bowl" had all the drama of a stage play on Broadway. Would the game start? Would the ice hold out? Would the players be able to play? Would the snow stop?
For those who watched the drama unfold, the game was epic in the best sense of the word.
Photographs by Peter Diana
Produced by Lizabeth Gray
Sidney Crosby added the final bang with his winning shootout goal against the Buffalo Sabres, Penguins 2, Sabres 1.