SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Tomas Kopecky #82 of the Florida Panthers scores a goal past Goaltender Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at the BB&T Center on February 24, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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