Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils - Game One
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 14: Braydon Coburn #5 of the Philadelphia Flyers and Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils battle for a loose puck in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on April 14, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals