NEW YORK - OCTOBER 26: 'Reflections 2009: The NHL Year in Photographs' along with the Hockey Fights Cancer hats are sold at the Rangers merchandise store prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes on October 26, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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