NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: Ruslan Fedotenko #19, Derek Stepan #21 and Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers against stand on the bench for the National Anthem prior to the start of the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 16, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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