"I'm pretty motivated to win, that's all I really care about," he said. "I wanted to get on a team that had a chance to win and I felt the Islanders have the best shot at that."
"If they win a Stanley Cup next year and I'm not part of it, I'll go into a deep depression for a couple weeks probably, maybe months or years," Chimera said. "You put a lot in with these guys and you work a lot of hours with the guys and some of your best friends you meet in your whole entire world are on this team. You want to see that through."