New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game Four
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 5: Washington Capitals fans arrive to arena before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers on May 5, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via 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