PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 4: Coach Dan Bylsma of the Pittsburgh Penguins hands out pizza to students standing in line for twenty dollar Penguin tickets before the game at Consol Energy Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 4, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh