GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 01: Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Winnipeg Jets makes a save on the shot as Lauri Korpikoski #28 of the Phoenix Coyotes battles for position with Mark Stuart #5 during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on April 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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