New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game One
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck in the first period of Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 2, 2013 in Washington (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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