BOSTON - OCTOBER 3: Cam Neely with wife and grand-daughters of Radio and Television caster for the Boston Bruins, Fred Cusick, celebrating 40 years with plaque dedication to Fred Cusick outside the broadcast room at the TD Garden at the game of the Boston Bruins against the Carolina Hurricanes at the TD Banknorth Garden on October 3, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via 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