March 6, 2012 9:20 pm

Sutter postgame quotes (March 6)

Darryl Sutter’s postgame thoughts…

(on Williams’ two goals…)
SUTTER: “For us to make the playoffs, it’s pretty simple. Your best players have to be your best players. It’s not that hard to figure out. It’s not about singling anybody out, or anything like that. That’s a fact.’’

(on the difference from last week’s game at Nashville…)
SUTTER: “Not much. One thing that’s consistent is, they’re a fast team. You have to manage it. I’m not sure how well we managed it, but we took advantage of going to the net really well.’’

(on his message during the second intermission…)
SUTTER: “Play 60 minutes. If (before the game) we could have taken 0-0 after two periods, we would have taken it. That’s what it was.’’

(on his concern over Quick’s play in the second period…)
SUTTER: “Well, not concerned. You need your goalies. I’m sure they’re the same way. Two good goalies tonight, and both were fighting it.’’

(on getting traffic in front of Rinne…)
SUTTER: “We’ve tried to concentrate on that, since I came here, to shoot the puck more and go to the net more, all those things. Really, tonight was about our defensemen. We scored two goals by getting shots through, getting it past the first guy. That really was the difference. That was basically the difference in our game, is that our defensemen were involving offensively.’’

(on momentum from winning four of the last five…)
SUTTER: “Not really. Park and… We play Columbus and get ready again. I don’t think it’s about momentum. There’s lots of teams in the race, and that’s what you’re trying to do. It has nothing to do with anything. You’re just trying to get your best players to play well.’’

Rules for Blog Commenting
  • No profanity, slurs or other offensive language. Replacing letters with symbols does not turn expletives into non-expletives.
  • Personal attacks against other blog commenters, and/or blatant attempts to antagonize other commenters, are not tolerated. Respectful disagreement is encouraged. Posts that continually express the same singular opinion will be deleted.
  • Comments that incite political, religious or similar debates will be deleted.
  • Please do not discuss, or post links to, websites that illegally stream NHL games.
  • Posting under multiple user names is not allowed. Do not type in all caps. All violations are subject to comment deletion and/or banning of commenters, per the discretion of the blog administrator.