Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders - Game Six
UNIONDALE, NY - MAY 11: Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders stops Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on a breakaway in the first period in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 11, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. Jarome Iginla #12 of the Penguins picked up the rebound and scored. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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