Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators - Game Five
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 20: Paul Gaustad #28 of the Nashville Predators takes a seat in the stands before Game Five against the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 20, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)
It was a different game in the past, that's for sure. It's not exactly what I was expecting but I think the experience paid off for a lot of our guys that realized what it takes in a Game 7. Realistically the effort we put forward, we might not even had to put 60 [minutes], but we just couldn't get a couple bounces to go our way and we just kept pushing.
— Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby on Washington's play in Game 7 vs. the Islanders