TAMPA, FL - APRIL 8: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs stretches during warm up prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 8, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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