"I like a lot of things about our club," coach John Tortorella said. "We have to lick our wounds and learn from some of things that went on in this series. I can't wait to get going again with them, quite honestly. I'm proud of them."
Columbus coach John Tortorella said "you can't map it out like football where you have a 3-4 defense" and Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen said it's not realistic to try something like a box and one in basketball.