VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 18: Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks, playing his first game after recovering from a broken jaw, stretches in front of Shane O'Brien #55 of the Calgary Flames before their NHL game at Rogers Arena January 18, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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