BOSTON, MA - MARCH 24: Zdeno Chara #33 and alumni legend Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins at the ceremonial puck drop with Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens at the TD Garden on March 24, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI 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