NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 6: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a first period goal as James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs looks away dejected during the game at the Prudential Center on April 6, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin 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