VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 28: Goalie Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks stops Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals on a penalty shot during the first period in NHL action on October 28, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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