"I chose the hospital because I knew it was the charity that would have the largest impact on the most Island children. I had a great childhood playing hockey in rinks throughout the Island, so this is a small 'thank you' to all Island families." -- Brad Richards
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.