LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Former Los Angeles Kings forward Bernie Nicholls, who is currently a consultant for the team, arrives prior to the game against the Washington Capitals at the Staples Center on January 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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