When the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens take the ice at Gillette Stadium Friday for the Winter Classic, a touch of the New England Patriots will be present.Prior to the Pats leaving for their game in Miami, coach Bill Belichick laced up the skates for a round of stick and puck with Bruins coach Claude Julien. He also posed for photos with the Bruins front office as seen in the photo below.

Bill Belichick and Claude Julien give the new ice at Gillette Stadium a workout. Courtesy: CBS Sports
From left: Bruins President Cam Neely, Patriots coach Bill Belichick, Bruins coach Claude Julien, Bruins GM Don Sweeney. Courtesy: Boston Bruins

The Patriots will also be represented by goalies on both teams. Boston goalie Tuukka Rask has pictures of Rob Gronkowski, Julien Edelman, Stephen Gosktowski and Tom Brady on his mask for Friday's game. Montreal goalies Mike Condon who was born in Massachussets has a photo of Bill Belichick and the Patriots four Super Bowl trophies on the back of his helmet.

Rob Gronkowski, Julien Edelman and Stephen Gosktowski on the side of Tuukka Rask's goalie mask. Courtesy: CBS Sports
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on the side of Tuukka Rask's goalie helmet. Courtesy: CBS Sports
Montreal goalie Mike Condon's mask with a picture of Bill Belichick and the Patriots 4 Super Bowl trophies. Courtesy: Dave Gunnarsson