Goaltender Tomas Vokoun of the Florida Panthers and Nick Boynton defend the net against Chris Thorburn of the Atlanta Thrashers at the Bank Atlantic Center on January 10, 2009 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via 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