SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 10: Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks faces off against John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders during an NHL game on December 10, 2013 at SAP Center 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