NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 11: Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils shoots the puck during pregame warmups prior to the start of the game against the Florida Panthers at the Prudential Center on January 11, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk