" Adding them to their Adirondack and Ethan Allen lines would mean a passenger from Canada or Long Island could bring their bike all the way to Saratoga and beyond ... Right now, cyclists from Long Island, New York City and the Hudson Valley and the south, and the whole Montreal region in the north, have no way for getting to these events on Amtrak regional lines. A lot of them are city- dwellers, they don’t have cars, so if Amtrak doesn’t allow you to ride with bikes, which is the way you recreate, you’re not going to be coming here even though you may want to. "
" It's incredible the way he handles himself, both on and off the ice ... He deals with everything so well. He's very calm and collected, and if anything arises, for example the [Eric] Gryba hit [on Lars Eller in Game 1 against Montreal] and the war of words that erupted, he knows how to respond to that. Everyone respects him for that, and that can be tough when you're looked to as a leader, to say and do the right things. But he has no problem with it. "