SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 30: TJ Galiardi #21 and Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks try to score against Jason LaBarbera #1, Derek Morris #53 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL game on March 30, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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