March 23, 2013 4:25 pm

March 23 postgame quotes: Dustin Brown

On the lack of scoring:
“I think we had some Grade-A scoring chances, and…their goalie played well. You see it when this team’s playing really well on the offensive side of the puck, it’s generally not the really pretty goals. A lot of goalies will make that first save. It’s getting around the net and pouncing on those loose pucks, and again, we’re not making it hard on the opposing team.”

On what has to happen to increase scoring:
“Get to the net. Get the pucks there. I mean, we’ve gone through spurts here this year where we’ve scored a lot of goals, and it’s just a result of getting the puck to the net with bodies at the same time. Again, you look at tonight – even the Grade-A scoring chances, there are pucks there that we have to get to. The power play – that’s been a big source of our offense, and tonight I think we maybe had one shot. We have to get back to a puck moving power play and shooting the puck.”

On Vancouver taking five of a possible six points from Los Angeles this year:
I think they’ve always been a top-tier team, so sometimes we match up differently each year to year. We’ve just got to find a way. Tonight we played a better game against them, but they’ve been a good team for a number of years and found a way to win.

On opening the five-game road trip in Chicago on Monday:
“I think we’ve just got to refocus on what makes us successful. We’ve got to focus in and look at it as a one-game road trip, and that’s in Chicago. We’re going to Chicago to win a game. We have the group of guys in here to compete each and every night. We’ve just got to get everyone going. Four lines, six defensemen. We’ve never been a successful team having one or two lines through. It’s always been a group effort. So that’s what we’ve got to get back to.”

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