Chris Drury of the New York Rangers pursues the puck in front of Matthew Carle of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the NHL Premiere Prague game at the O2 Arena on October 4, 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals