CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 1: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his goal at 5:23 of the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on December 1, 2011 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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