PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 6: Alexander Semin #28 (C) of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal with teammates against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period at Mellon Arena on April 6, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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