2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings
ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Snow-covered seat cushions cover the upper seating areas during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 1, 2014 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Noah Graham/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