Carolina Hurricanes v New Jersey Devils - Game Two
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 17: Fans arrive to see the New Jersey Devils face the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on April 17, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh