" We're not going to have to wait that long ... From Minnesota to Maryland, from the U.S. Senate to the NBA, it's clear we've reached a turning point. "
" We think we can change the look of our franchise and add a lot of pieces ... We came up just short this year (nosed out for eighth by Minnesota on a tiebreaker), but we’ve resurrected some life into the club. Sergei Bobrovsky has established himself as the No. 1 goalie. With the salary cap (lowering) and with us going into the Eastern Conference next year, there are going to be a lot of changes. We’re excited about the direction we’re going and this is a stepping stone. "