Neely: Bad ice stemmed from weather

Neely: Bad ice stemmed from weather
June 18, 2013, 6:45 pm
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The Stanley Cup Finals is the biggest stage in hockey, and everything has to be just right.

So when complaints about the ice at the T.D. Garden surfaced after Monday's game, the Boston Bruins took it seriously. Cam Neely joined Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti on Tuesday's edition of Felger and Mazz on 98.5 The Sports Hub to discuss the issue and what can be done about it.

Neely attributed the poor ice conditions to the change in the outside temperature prior to the puck drop for Game 3. The weather, along with the nearly 18,000 fans in the building, increased the humidity enough to affect the composition of the ice. While other rinks have dehumidifiers built in for similar circumstances, TD Garden needs to have them transported in, and Neely said that method isn't as effective.

To hear the entire discussion, check out the video above.