CHICAGO - APRIL 07: (L-R) Andrew Ladd #16, Bryan Bickell #29, John Madden #11, Jordan Hendry #6 and Brent Sopel #5 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a first period goal against the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on April 7, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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