Goaltenders Martin Gerber of the Ottawa Senators and Patrick Lalime of the Buffalo Sabres chat at center ice during warmups on January 6, 2009 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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