DETROIT, MI - MARCH 19: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals takes a shot during warm-ups before an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 19, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.