SAINT PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 6: Kim Johnsson #5 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck against the Anaheim Ducks during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on Otober 6, 2009 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy King/NHLI via Getty Images)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets