DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 28: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche and Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings talk during warm ups prior to their preseason match at the Pepsi Center on September 28, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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