Carolina Hurricanes v New Jersey Devils - Game Five
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 23: Brian Rolston #14 of the New Jersey Devils warms up before playing the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 23, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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