OTTAWA - DECEMBER 12: Brian Elliott #30 of the Ottawa Senators drinks from a water bottle during warmups prior to a game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Place on December 12, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets