ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 24: St. Louis Blues players put pink tape on their sticks in support of the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative before a game against the Dallas Stars on October 24, 2009 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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