LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings walks back to the dressing room after warming up prior to the game against the Colorado Avalanche at Staples Center on February 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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