NEW YORK - APRIL 7: Erik Christensen #26 of the New York Rangers scores his first of two first-period goals at 21 seconds against Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden on April 7, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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