RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 13: Anton Khudobin #31 of the Carolina Hurricanes keeps his eye on the puck as teammate Andrej Sekera #4 and Jiri Hudler #24 of the Calgary Flames battle by the net during their NHL game at PNC Arena on January 13, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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