SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 11: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks gets a shot on net against Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game on April 11, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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