RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 01: Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes participates in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at PNC Arena on February 1, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Semin is two goals shy of 200 career NHL goals. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk