BERLIN - OCTOBER 08: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres prepares his stick in the dressing room before playing the Los Angeles Kings at the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere at O2 World Arena on October 8, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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