RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 08: Dale Weise #22 of the Montreal Canadiens battles for the puck against Jay Harrison #44 of the Carolina Hurricanes during a game at PNC Arena on February 8, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/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