San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings - Game Three
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19: Kings fans pose for a photo prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on April 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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