DETROIT - NOVEMBER 13: Newest member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Dino Ciccarelli drops the opening puck with Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings and Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 13, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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