"The banner, I think, was the end of last year’s championship. It’s in the back of our minds; we want to win another one, but I mean, we’ve got to let that go," Gaudreau said. "We can’t be thinking about last year, it’s a whole new season. I think the captains have put that to our team so far, to make sure we all know that the last season’s over, and the new season’s begun."
— Hockey East Journal: Eagles turn focus to this season (New England Hockey Journal)