WINNIPEG, MB - SEPTEMBER 26: Niklas Svedberg #72 of the Boston Bruins watches the puck sail past him as Devin Setoguchi #40 of the Winnipeg Jets scores his first preseason goal in first period action during an NHL preseason game at the MTS Centre on September 26, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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