New Jersey Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers - Game One
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 29: Fans arrive for Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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