NHL Stars Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: National Hockey League (NHL) players (L to R) Jimmy Howard, of the Detroit Red Wings, Jason Spezza, of the Ottawa Senators, Ryan Kesler, of the Vancouver Canucks, David Clarkson, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jonathan Tavares, of the New York Islanders, Dion Phaneuf, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrick Sharp, of the Chicago Blackhawks, Ryan Getzlaf, of the Anaheim Ducks, and Andy Greene, of the New Jersey Devils, pose for a photograph after ringing the opening bell at the New York
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh