WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 15: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on during warm up of a NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on October 15, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.