SAINT PAUL, MN - MARCH 14: Goalie Chris Mason #50 of the St. Louis Blues is beaten for a goal by Andrew Brunette #15 of the Minnesota Wild during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on March 14, 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