COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 14: Ryan Johansen #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his first period goal with teammates Fedor Tyutin #51 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Artem Anisimov #42 of the Columbus Blue Jackets on December 14, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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