Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins moves the puck up ice in against Joffrey Lupul of the Philadelphia Flyers on March 22, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia won the game 3-1.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/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