ST. PAUL, MN - JANUARY 18: Marney Gellner of Fox Sports North prepares for a Hockey Day Minnesota segment at the Xcel Energy Center prior to the game between the Dallas Stars and the Minnesota Wild on January 18, 2014 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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