“Tell him I still have practice – I’ll get him back at practice. It’s water under the bridge. I’m on his team now… There’s a lot of emotion in the playoffs, both in the media and playing the game. … I’ll see Scott Walker when he comes in, shake his hand, tell him how grateful I am to be here, how excited I am to play with him, and it’ll be past.”
– New Carolina defenseman Aaron Ward when asked about the sucker punch he took from now teammate Scott Walker during last season’s playoffs.