BOSTON, MA - JUNE 17 : Stanley Cup Final logo on the ice before the game of the Boston Bruins against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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