WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is called for a penalty against Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins during the first period at Verizon Center on March 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets