WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 08: Ryane Clowe #29 of the New Jersey Devils controls the puck against Martin Erat #10 of the Washington Capitals in the first period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on February 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets