MONTREAL, QC - MAY 12: Tuukka Rask #40, Zdeno Chara #33 and Matt Fraser #25 of the Boston Bruins defend the goal against Brendan Gallagher #11 and Josh Gorges #26 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 12, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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