Former Stanley Cup winners; (Top L-R) Martin St. Louis, Serge Savard, Guy Lafleur, Vincent Lecavalier, Jean Beliveau, Mike Modano (Bottom L-R) Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Dan Boyle, Henri Richard, Ryan Getzlaf, Dickie Moore and Scott Niedermayer pose together with the Stanley Cup before the 2009 NHL All-Star game at the Bell Centre on January 25, 2009 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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