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March 12, 2013 10:54 pm

March 12 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On whether the game was more wide open than the team would have liked:
“Not really. It wasn’t really that wide open. They were a fresh team, we were a tired team. Simple. Not hard to figure out.”

On the first period issues:
“I think a tired team, a fresh team.”

On whether there’s consolation in being above their standing from a season ago:
“It’s a totally different season. An 82-game schedule’s a marathon. A 48-game schedule when you play 48 in 98…you know what? Their guys will say the same thing. When you play three in four, and all those things – look, last year has nothing to do with it. We’re just trying to go game by game. Trying to get something out of everybody.”

On the movement on the power play:
“Actually, our power play is good. Other than the first period, we played all right. Scuderi friggin’ made a bad mistake, let the team go up three-nothing on killing the penalty. It was the difference in the hockey game.”

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