ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Nick Bonino #13 of the Anaheim Ducks scores the Ducks' first goal past goalie Jonathan Quick #32 and Jake Muzzin #6 of the Los Angeles Kings at Honda Center on February 2, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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