Alex Ovechkin will be returning to Moscow to attend to his family after the death of a close relative in Moscow, Russia. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to Alex and his family. We sincerely ask that you respect his privacy at this time.
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