MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 12: Brothers (l-r) Zac, Rocco and Spencer Horgan of Charlotte, Vermont pose for a photo prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre on March 12, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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