DETROIT - OCTOBER 3: Fellow Russians Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings and Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins share a laugh in warm-ups during a NHL pre-season game at Joe Louis Arena on October 3, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/ NHLI via Getty Images)
Obviously a lot happened in a short period of time. At the end of the day, considering everything I went through, I really felt close to my teammates and I really feel like what we accomplished, I know we didn't win it all. ... I'm really proud of how we got there and what we did once we got there.
— Rangers forward Martin St. Louis to Jim Cerny of BlueshirtsUnited.com