DETROIT, MI - MARCH 05: Players wifes and girlfriends auction off merchandise for Breast Cancer Awareness Night before a NHL game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via 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