RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 29: Carolina Hurricanes fans Sam and Jake Huffine sport Movember mustaches while watching pre-game warmups prior to an NHL game against the of the New Jersey Devils at PNC Arena on November 29, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the month of November, players and fans grow mustaches to help raise money and awareness for the fight against prostate and testicular cancers. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via 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