They are most excited about having guys in the room that want to be there. That’s probably the most important thing.
This is not an indictment of Roberto Luongo, he was in a tough spot. [The core players] never pointed fingers at the coach or anything else, They were looking at themselves; not blaming anyone. With all of the distraction gone, they just want to have a good season.
—Trevor Linden, on what he learned from his players during off-season conversations with them (30 thoughts)