Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings - Game Three
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks behind the Kings net in the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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