CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 16: Equipment Manager Mark DePasquale of the Calgary Flames sharpens a skate before the game against the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 16, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/NHL 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