GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Pheonix Coyotes talks with Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during pregame warmups at Jobing.com Arena on February 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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