One player who won't be excited about the opener is Mike Sauer, who, according to Andrew Gross, will be in the press box while Matt Gilroy takes his spot alongside of Steve Eminger.
Brian Boyle on home opener: "Garden is going to be rocking..we like this team & think we are going to have great year, so want to show fans"
Chris Drury on home opener: "I'm pretty excited...home openers at the Garden are always special...looking forward to it"
Derek Stepan on home opener: "It's going to be way off the charts...something I hear stories about and now I get to live it"
...we fans are pretty fired up as well.
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