LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 13: Dustin Brown #23 and Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings wear Los Angeles Dodgers jerseys during warm up before the game against the Vancouver Canucks at Staples Center on January 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh