COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 3: Forward Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shakes pucks loose from on top of the net during the morning skate before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 3, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.
— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens