OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 20: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators selects a hockey stick at the players' bench during warmup prior to a game against the Minnesota Wild at Canadian Tire Centre on November 20, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)
It was a different game in the past, that's for sure. It's not exactly what I was expecting but I think the experience paid off for a lot of our guys that realized what it takes in a Game 7. Realistically the effort we put forward, we might not even had to put 60 [minutes], but we just couldn't get a couple bounces to go our way and we just kept pushing.
— Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby on Washington's play in Game 7 vs. the Islanders