UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin #38 of the Edmonton Oilers leaves the ice after warmups prior to their game against the New York Islanders on November 2, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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