CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens hits the ice trying to control the puck under pressure from Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on April 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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