New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game Three
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 2: The Washington Capitals mascot, Slapshot, poses outside before Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers on May 2, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images)
Just talking on our side in terms of the ideas [The League has] and projects that [it's] working on, the game is certainly headed in a direction that gives us every chance to grow the business in so many different ways.
— Nashville Predators GM David Poile on the announcement of the 2014-15 NHL cap increase