"David Valek is a power forward who can play both wing and center. He's quick and aggressive to loose pucks, is strong along the wall and in the corners. He finishes his checks well. He is strong and hard to move from in front of the net. Overall, he plays a gritty and determined-style game.”
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the OT winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round