SAINT PAUL, MN - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Robby Incmikoski and Tom Chorske host pre-game coverage of the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Xcel Energy Center on January 23, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)
After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.
— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016