OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 13: Wearing the new heritage jersey, Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators stands alone in the hallway outside the locker room before taking in warm-ups prior to a game against the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Place on October 13, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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