BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Douglas Murray #3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins enters the arena prior to Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final against the Boston Bruins during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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